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  • Monday, November 2nd 2015 - 09:51 UTC

    Cracks in the incumbent strategy to win Argentina's presidential runoff

    “The president decided that Scioli was to be the candidate, and you just have to look at the results”, said Randazzo

    Following claims of 'friendly fire', cracks are clearly surfacing in the Argentine ruling coalition strategy to conquer lost ground in the 25 October presidential vote which has forced a runoff on 22 November. Daniel Scioli was expected to beat his runner up by almost ten votes, but this did not happen, in effect Mauricio Macri was defeated by a mere 2.5 percentage points and his PRO party won the governorship of the strategic Buenos Aires province, Argentina's main electoral district.

  • Tuesday, October 27th 2015 - 07:17 UTC

    Argentina's runoff candidates will hold presidential debate on 15 November

    “I sent the message to Macri that, in case of a runoff, I thought it was important to give a debate to the citizenship” revealed Daniel Scioli

    Argentina's presidential runoff candidates have agreed to a debate scheduled to take place on 15 November, a week before voting day. Incumbent Victory Front candidate Daniel Scioli, and Let’s Change (Cambiemos) contender Mauricio Macri agreed to hold the debate on November 15 at 21:00 hours, at Buenos Aires University Law School.

  • Friday, October 16th 2015 - 07:20 UTC

    Argentine presidential candidates 'at the very limit' but a runoff seems certain

    Daniel Scioli is scratching 'at the limit' the needed 40% but is still there, according to Ms Mariel Fornoni

    Argentina's 25 October presidential election results remain 'uncertain', and with the current percentages from opinion polls, “at the very limit, there is a runoff in November”, according to Mariel Fornoni, head pollster from Management & Fit.

  • Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 06:41 UTC

    Scioli continues ahead in polls despite having missed the presidential debate

    28% said that Scioli's absence “made them more inclined to vote for him”, while 44% declared that the debate had no influence on their vote decision.

    Argentine incumbent candidate absence from Sunday's presidential debate has not altered the electoral landscape for next 25 October, according to the latest public opinion polls released in Buenos Aires. On Sunday night Daniel Scioli did not show up to the debate with all presidential contenders, particularly Mauricio Macri and Sergio Massa, the two closest challengers.

  • 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%.

  • Wednesday, August 12th 2015 - 07:21 UTC

    Parlasur bench: after seven attempts first election win for Malvinas affairs desk head Filmus

    Filmus figured in the fourth place of the Victory Front list, behind Jorge Taiana and current ministers of Culture, Teresa Parodi and Defense, Agustin Rossi.

    Daniel Filmus, head of the Malvinas Affairs Desk in the Argentine ministry of foreign affairs can expect to become a member of Mercosur Parliament, or Parlasur, in the coming October general election, following on a repeat of the Argentine primaries' results of last Sunday.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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