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Bolivia’s Evo Morales Declares Election Victory as Opponents Cry Foul

HeadlineOct 25, 2019

Bolivian President Evo Morales declared victory Thursday in his campaign for a fourth presidential term, prompting a new round of protests from opponents who claim Sunday’s presidential election was rigged. Election officials said a new round of voting will be held in five regions next month due to irregularities in the ballot, but said the outcome won’t be enough to trigger a runoff election in December. Official figures show Morales took 47% of the vote in a nine-candidate field, just over 10 points more than his nearest opponent, Carlos Mesa, who condemned the vote count as a “gigantic fraud” and accused Morales of holding on to power illegally.

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