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Macri leads by eight points, but one in ten voters remains undecided, says poll

Monday, November 9th 2015 - 07:58 UTC
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 Macri is leading with 51.8% of vote intention while Scioli has 43.6%, according to the Management & Fit poll published by Clarin Macri is leading with 51.8% of vote intention while Scioli has 43.6%, according to the Management & Fit poll published by Clarin

With two weeks to Argentina's presidential runoff on 22 November and to decide who will succeed Cristina Fernandez on 10 December, opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has a several points lead over the incumbent Daniel Scioli, although there still is a significant percentage of undecided voters, according to a public opinion poll released on Sunday.

 The 'Let's Change' candidate Macri is leading with 51.8% of vote intention while Victory Front Scioli has 43.6%, according to the Management & Fit poll published by Clarin, and which collected the data between during the first five days of November.

However, 4.5% said they would destroy or vote blank (voting is compulsory in Argentina) and 10.9% remain undecided. The 51.8% and 43.6% includes an estimate of how the undecided will cast their votes, which means the difference between the two candidate is approximately 8 percentage points.

M&F also emphasizes the poll indicates that one out of ten votes remains undecided with less than two weeks to Election day, 10.9%. Another small percentage declares they have a candidate in mind for 22 November, but also admit they could change in the two weeks ahead.

Summing up, 86.6% of the electorate have already made their minds as to whom they will be voting in two Sundays time. Another 4.5% will either destroy or blank their vote, and 9.9% is not sure as to which candidate they prefer to support on 22 November. In other words and 8.6% of the total electorate remains ambiguous.

Categories: Politics, Argentina.

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  • Klingon

    However, 4.5% said they would destroy or vote blank (voting is compulsory in Argentina) and 10.9% remain undecided

    This is the Peronist's who have no one to vote for as they can't bear the thought of a non Peronist winning.
    Vamos Macri.
    In La Nacion this morning they have exposed nearly a billion pesos of allotments for national routes that have never been started and the money has gone. The K's are starting to panick. Expect some verbal diarrea about the Falklands from Kristina as she is all out of tricks.

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 10:23 am 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 1 Klingon

    Only a BILLION?

    TMBOA must be slipping.

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 12:53 pm 0
  • Conqueror

    I'm surprised that argies can't see the obvious. When did argieland start nosediving to ruin? It was around 1943. When nazi sympathiser Peron started influencing the country. Of course argies loved Peron. It was freebies all the way. 72 years of freebies and lies. Let's note that the lies have to be paid for. And they cost more than the freebies!

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 04:12 pm 0
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