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Chavez effect?: Antanas Mockus leads election polls in Colombia

Buenaventura of Antanas Mockus in Colombia

Colombia’s Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus continued to lead polls over former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos a month before the country’s presidential vote, according to a survey by Datexco Company SA.

Mockus would beat Santos 38.7 percent to 26.7 percent in the first round and would win the election with 41.5 percent in a runoff to Santos’s 29 percent, according to the poll published today by Bogota daily El Tiempo. Another poll last night showed a similar trend.

A candidate needs more than 50 percent of the first-round vote on May 30 to avoid a June 20 runoff.

“Antanas still has a long way to go to get to over 50 percent, but…READ MORE HERE.

3 Responses to Chavez effect?: Antanas Mockus leads election polls in Colombia

  1. MarkSpizer

    May 2, 2010 at 10:12 am

    great post as usual!

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