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Opinion polls show strong support for Cristina Kirchner’s re-election bid in 2011

Sunday, October 31st 2010 - 15:47 UTC
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The sudden death of her husband, former president Nestor Kirchner, has contributed to strengthen the public opinion image of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who is now seen as the favourite candidate for next year’s general election. Read full article


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  • Hamster

    Sympathy vote, nothing more. If she does win the 2011 elections, it wont be because of her politics/policies.

    It will be interesting to see which of her previous policies will now change.

    Now that Pinocchio has no strings.

    Oct 31st, 2010 - 04:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    The trouble with women is that they are very difficult to fathom or predict, [remember mrs Thatcher] and they do say there is nothing worse than a woman scorned, Mrs. Kirchner strong political standing will determine perhaps what she will do, is she easily influenced by unscrupulous men, or will she rule fairy as best she can, only time will tell. But our interest is the Falklands, will she either ignore them or fight for them politically, or turn to the military for help. either way the next year will be very interesting ? beauty and the beast perhaps ???

    Oct 31st, 2010 - 08:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hoytred

    Cristina would be better off calling the election now and hope to ride that sympathy, next year is a long way away in politics !

    Oct 31st, 2010 - 11:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • xbarilox

    Opinion polls know nothing. I went to Plaza de Mayo and to the Pink House and there it was, Néstor's coffin, but that doesn't mean I'll vote for Mrs Cristina de Kirchner. Not everyone in Plaza de Mayo was a Kirchnerist, and a huge amount of people were paid US$ 200 to go to the funeral. So that was not so spontaneous!

    Nov 01st, 2010 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Billy Hayes

    WTF!! someone riped me off; I also went to the plaza but they only gave me a chorizo sandwich and a coke...I demand my 200 bucks!!! now!!

    Nestor with Peron! the people with Cristina!

    Nov 01st, 2010 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    I was cheated even worst then!

    I didn't even got a Pancho or a Cindor :-(

    Nov 01st, 2010 - 08:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • fredbdc

    With 21.5% of Argentinians without potable water how could they elect another Peronista? The rest of the world is considered poor without high speed internet into their homes and these people don't have WATER!

    Something is truly wrong with Argentinians, is it a mental illness?

    Nov 02nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zethee

    Some are considered poor with high speed internet.

    Nov 05th, 2010 - 02:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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