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Ortega heading for landslide victory in Nicaragua

Wednesday, November 2, 2016


Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expected to win re-election by a landslide on Nov. 6, according to a poll published on Tuesday, the last such survey released before the vote.

The poll by M&R Consultants showed 69.8 percent of those surveyed planned to vote for Ortega and his leftist Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party, compared with 8.1 percent for right-wing opposition candidate Maximino Rodriguez.

Source: Reuters