Argentina votes on big economic, political change

Combination of two images shows Argentinian presidential candidates Daniel Scioli (L) and Mauricio Macri during their closing campaign ralliesArgentines voted Sunday in a presidential runoff that could end 12 years of leftist government and see the pro-business opposition seize command of Latin America’s third-biggest economy. Polls show that the mayor of Buenos Aires, former Boca Juniors football executive Mauricio Macri, 56, could beat his left-wing rival Daniel Scioli, 58, an ex-power boating champion. If Macri breaks the grip of Peronism, the broad populist movement that has dominated Argentine politics for a century, he could become Argentina’s most economically liberal leader since the 1990s.

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