SANTIAGO – Chileans voted in presidential elections to choose a successor to Michelle Bachelet.
Eight candidates are standing, with conservative billionaire Sebastián Piñera seen as favourite to return to the post he held from 2010-14.
Socialist contender Alejandro Guillier, a former journalist, is regarded as the most realistic challenger to Mr. Piñera, the 67-year-old former president has been leading in recent opinion polls. However, analysts say he may fail to get 50% of the votes needed to avoid a run-off in December.
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SANTIAGO – After the triumphs of Sebastián Piñera and Beatriz Sánchez in Chile’s primary polls, President Michelle Bachelet has asked the presidential candidates to show “height of sights and reciprocal respect”. Pinera, Sanchez dominate primary […]