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Pinera, Guillier to contest runoff in Chile election

Pinera, Guillier to contest runoff in Chile election

November 20, 2017

SANTIAGO, Nov 20 — Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera, who held a commanding lead in Chile’s first round of presidential voting, and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month. Ex-president Pinera had a 36.6 per cent lead to Guillier’s 22.6 per cent with more than 90 per cent of the votes counted after the first round. “Tonight we have achieved a great electoral result and above all because we have opened the doors which will lead... Read more

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