Argentine presidential vote heads to runoff

Buenos Aires Provincial Governor Daniel Scioli (L) and Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri go head to head in a second-round presidential voteArgentina’s presidential election is headed for a November 22 runoff between incumbent Cristina Kirchner’s chosen successor Daniel Scioli and conservative rival Mauricio Macri, results indicated Monday. The two candidates led a close final race, with Scioli taking nearly 37 percent of the vote to almost 34.5 percent for Macri, with 96 percent of polling stations reporting. “What happened today changed the country’s politics,” Macri, the 56-year-old mayor of Buenos Aires, said in a euphoric speech to supporters before busting out his cumbia dance moves on stage.

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