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Latvians Vote In Early Parliamentary Elections

Posted September 17th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Latvians voted Saturday in early parliamentary elections that will decide whether the ruling center right party stays in power in the tiny Baltic state. Media reports said voter turnout has been lower than in the country’s general election in October. An exit poll is expected to be issued late Saturday. Recent opinion polls showed the […]

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Latvians Vote In Early Elections Saturday

Posted September 17th, 2011 at 12:06 am (UTC-5)
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Latvians are voting Saturday in early parliamentary elections that will decide whether the ruling center right party stays in power in the tiny Baltic state. Recent opinion polls show the center left leaning, pro-Russian Harmony Center party ahead of the ruling business backed Unity party and anti-corruption Reform party. However, no party is expected to […]

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Republican Wins Congress Seat in NY Democratic Stronghold

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 11:01 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican businessman Bob Turner has pulled off an upset victory in a special election for a U.S. congressional seat in New York, winning what is seen by some as a referendum on the policies of President Barack Obama. Turner defeated Democratic state assemblyman David Weprin on Tuesday to win the seat vacated by Anthony […]

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Republican Expected to Win NY Special Election

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 2:31 pm (UTC-5)
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A New York Republican could win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, in a congressional district that has not elected a Republican in decades. Republican Bob Turner, a retired media executive, is running against Democratic state assemblyman David Weprin for the seat left empty by Anthony Weiner, who resigned earlier this year […]

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Guatemala Presidential Vote Heads to Second Round

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Guatemala’s presidential election will head to a second round after a former army general promising a crackdown on the country’s rampant crime failed to secure a majority of votes. With most of the ballots counted from Sunday’s first round, election officials said Monday Otto Perez Molina led the poll with more than 36 percent of […]

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Ex-General Leads in Guatemalan Presidential Vote

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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A retired army general promising a crackdown on Guatemala’s rampant crime looks set to win a first round of the country’s presidential vote. Election officials Monday said Otto Perez has more than one-third of the votes with about 76 percent of the ballots counted. But that will not be enough to give the retired general […]

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Guatemalans Choose New President

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Guatemalan election officials say a retired army general looks set to win a first-round presidential vote in the impoverished country hard-hit by crime. Authorities said Monday Otto Perez has about one-third of the votes with around 20 percent of the ballots counted. Pre-election opinion polls in Guatemala favored 61-year-old Perez of the Patriotic Party as […]

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Retired General Leads in Guatemala Election

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:31 am (UTC-5)
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Guatemalan election officials say retired General Otto Perez has taken the lead in the presidential election with 37 percent support with only about 3 percent of the votes counted. Guatemalans looking for relief from poverty and out-of-control crime went to the polls Sunday to choose a new president. Pre-election opinion polls favored 61-year-old Perez of […]

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Guatemalans Vote for President

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Guatemalans looking for relief from poverty and out-of-control crime voted for a new president Sunday. Pre-election opinion polls indicated 61-year-old retired General Otto Perez of the Patriotic Party was the leading candidate, but with far less than the 50-percent support needed to avoid a runoff in November. Perez will likely face conservative businessman Manuel Baldizon […]

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Guatemalans Vote for President

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Guatemalans looking for relief from poverty and out-of-control crime voted for a new president Sunday. Pre-election opinion polls show 61-year old retired General Otto Perez of the Patriotic Party as the leading candidate, but with with far than the 50% support needed to avoid a November run-off in November. Perez will likely face conservative businessman […]

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