Nicaraguans go to the polls this Sunday to elect new Mayors
In the midst of a political polarization the elections have come to be about the Sandinista President, Daniel Ortega.
Friday, November 7, 2008
Almost 4 million Nicaraguans are eligible to vote this Sunday to elect almost 3400 officials, including Mayors, Deputy Mayors, among many others from 5 different parties. It is expected to come down to the major parties Partido Liberal Constitucionalista (PLC, right) and Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN, left).
The country continues to be divided after municipal elections. Some are claiming victory, others are alleging fraud.
The Electoral Tribunal carried out the review of the voting in Managua with contradictory versions about the physical presence of the opposition.
Preliminary results from municipal polls give the win to the Sandinistas. The oppositions denies this.
With 56.5% of the voters intending to support him, according to a poll by M & R Consultants, President Daniel Ortega, is looking as the winner of the presidential election of November 6, 2011.
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