Monday, May 31, 2010

Colombia's Presidential Election Heads For A Runoff Election

Top Colombian Presidential Candidates Head For Runoff Election -- CNN

(CNN) -- The two leading candidates in Colombia's presidential race will compete in a runoff June 20, since neither garnered more than 50 percent of the vote in Sunday's election.

With 99 percent of polling stations reporting, Colombia's National Civil Registry said Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos had 46.6 percent of votes while former Bogota Mayor Antanas Mockus received 21.5 percent of votes.

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More News On Colombia's Presidential Election

Colombia election surprise: Juan Manuel Santos routs Antanas Mockus -- Christian Science Monitor
Former defense minister ahead in Colombia election -- L.A. Times
Santos Crushes Rival in Colombia Presidential Vote (Update1) -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Uribe ally dominates vote -- Miami Herald
Ex-Defense Chief Leads in Colombia -- New York Times
Santos handily wins first round of Colombian presidential election -- Washington Post
Ex-defense head leads in Colombia election -- UPI
Uribe holds 2 hour meeting with Santos -- Colombia Reports
In Colombia, presidential race is no done deal -- Washington Post
Colombia election ends reign of 'savior' Álvaro Uribe -- Christian Science Monitor
Colombia sticks with Santos -- Grace Livingstone, The Guardian

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