Unrest in Bolivia after president Morales ‘manipulated’ election win

The Bolivian president, Evo Morales, appears to be the presidential election last Sunday, in one round of voting to win. In the country, a large protest is organised against the incumbent president in the elections might have been manipulated” in order to have a decisive round of voting on december 15, to avoid.

The progress made by Morales to his neighbor, and enemy, Carlos Mesa, is over 9 per cent after the counting of the 96 per cent of the vote.

In the country, it is an advantage of 10 percentage points, the need for a second round of voting is to occur, or should any of the candidates, more than half of the votes are in and the wait for a tow. Morales won more than 45 per cent of the vote, and in the world.

The opposition puts questions around the counting of votes

The opposition has put a large question for the way in which the electoral college, the votes will be counted. Initial reports on Sunday night had a lead of around 8 percentage points, and the kiesautoriteiten temporarily, to their work, stillegden for a variety of reasons.

The next update will be on Monday, however, showed that Morales, the gap had expanded to more than 10 per cent, which is enough to be a second round to go. Almost immediately after that, in the nine major cities, protests are organized, while protesters clashed with riot police.

Also, through the vice-president of the electoral commission, because “the whole election has been discredited”.

If Morales wins, he will start his fourth term in the South American country. It was in 2006, for the first time, the list of winners.


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