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  • Saturday, October 3rd 2015 - 11:01 UTC

    Argentina's incumbent presidential candidate Scioli could just make it in the first round

    According to the latest poll released, incumbent Scioli would win 41.3% of voters' support, second placed Mauricio Macri would secure 30.5%

    Ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli could win Argentina's presidential election in the first round, after an opinion poll published on Friday showed he had widened his lead over his closest rival. Scioli, the anointed candidate of President Cristina Fernandez, would win 41.3% of voters' support, including his share of projected undecided votes, the survey by Ricardo Rouvier & Associates showed. Second-placed mayor of Buenos Aires City, Mauricio Macri would secure 30.5%.

  • Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 08:33 UTC

    Lula da Silva campaigns for Scioli and is full of praise for Cristina Fernandez and the 'K' model

    Lula said Cristina Fernandez “is reaching the end of her presidency as a heroine and victor,” regretting Nestor Kirchner “was not here to see her with pride.”

    Brazil's popular but scandal-weary former leader Lula da Silva endorsed Argentina's ruling party presidential candidate on Wednesday, identifying Daniel Scioli's credentials with the political left, and hoping the current project “that began in 2003 is re-elected”. The former president was also full of praise for president Cristina Fernandez.

  • Monday, August 10th 2015 - 07:28 UTC

    Argentine primaries added more expectations to October 25 first round vote

    Daniel Scioli, according to the first results and tendencies, and despite celebrations did not reach the 40% floor targeted

    The Cristina Fernandez administration candidate Daniel Scioli, as anticipated, was the presidential hopeful with most votes in Argentina Sunday's open, simultaneous and mandatory primaries, (PASO), in which the different parties chose those who will lead them into the 25 October election to elect the head of the Executive, half the Lower House and a third of the Senate.

  • Saturday, August 8th 2015 - 08:30 UTC

    Argentine mandatory primaries on Sunday: 32 million entitled to vote

    Ban on political campaigning 48 hours prior to the elections lasts until polls close on Sunday; the release of electoral surveys is banned until 18:00 hours.

    Electoral silence has started ahead of the PASO primary elections (Open Simultaneous, Mandatory Primaries) that will take place on Sunday when Argentines will cast their ballots to choose their candidates to compete in October’s general run, including the successor of president Cristina Fernandez.

  • Thursday, August 6th 2015 - 08:59 UTC

    Sunday's vote, Argentina's first step to October's presidential election

    Macri is the undisputed leader of PRO and he proved it with eight years running as head of the Argentine capital

    Argentines will be going to the polls this Sunday to vote in the open, simultaneous, mandatory primaries (PASO) when the different parties will be choosing their one-candidate for the big prize on 25 October when the successor of Cristina Fernandez will be elected together with half of the Lower House (129 seats), a third of the Senate (24 seats) and 43 members for the Mercosur parliament.

  • Monday, July 27th 2015 - 06:30 UTC

    Argentina's incumbent ticket leads comfortably ahead of August primaries

    Buenos Aires governor Scioli and his running mate have 38% of vote intentions. Macri and Gabriel Michetti, of the Cambiemos coalition, 26.6%.

    Argentina's Victory Front presidential ticket of Daniel Scioli and Carlos Zannini is set to win the coming August PASO primary elections by almost 12 points over nearest challenger Mauricio Macri, a new poll published two weeks before the vote has predicted.

  • Thursday, July 23rd 2015 - 06:21 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez' candidates for October's general elections have a clear lead

    Daniel Scioli and Carlos Zannini have a solid lead of 18 points over its main competitor: PRO party with hopefuls Mauricio Macri and Gabriela Michetti

    Argentina's current government presidential ticket for October's ballot, Daniel Scioli and Carlos Zannini has a solid lead of 18 points over its main competitor, the PRO party with hopefuls Mauricio Macri and Gabriela Michetti, according to the latest public opinion poll released by Aresco.

  • Monday, July 6th 2015 - 06:57 UTC

    Presidential hopeful Macri celebrates his successor's victory in Buenos Aires City

    BA city Mayor Macri's chief of staff was winning the election with 45.62% of votes, followed by ECO's Martín Lousteau, with 25.6% of votes.

    Saddled on eight years of Mauricio Macri as mayor of the city of Buenos Aires, his handpicked successor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, won on Sunday Argentina's capital mayoral election, but not with the sufficient margin to avoid a run-off vote later this month. The winner needed to break the 50% mark in order to avoid the second round, which will take place July 19.

  • Monday, June 22nd 2015 - 07:35 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez ensuring continuity for Kirchner's 'development 'project'

    The Argentine president will not run for any office in the coming elections, but son Maximo Kirchner will most probably become lawmaker for Santa Cruz

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will not run for any office in this year's general elections, but she has set up supporters in key candidacies for the primaries in which 13 presidential hopefuls are participating. These include her two closest advisors since the death of her husband Nestor Kirchner and they are, son Maximo Kirchner, and Carlos Zannini, the Legal and Technical Secretary of the Executive.

  • Monday, October 28th 2013 - 05:37 UTC

    Argentine government retains congress; Massa and Macri confirm 2015 presidential ambition

    Massa the big winner calling for unity and an end to arrogance and confrontation (Pic La Nacion)

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's governing bloc held onto control of Congress in Sunday's mid-term elections, but the results also confirmed the emergence of a new group of powerful leaders who with different messages (and non-messages) anticipated on that same night that their target it the presidential chair in 2015.