Argentina: Alberto Fernandez wIns presidential polls

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina

Alberto Fernandez won Argentina’s presidential election Sunday with 47.9% of the vote.

With 93% of the ballots counted from nearly 34 million eligible voters, current President Mauricio Macri won 40.5% with the rest going to the other candidates.

Macri acknowledged the electoral defeat against Fernández.

Fernández will serve as president until 2023.

*Writing by Erdogan Cagatay Zontur
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