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Official quick count shows Ecuador's Arauz winning first round of presidential vote

· 02/07/2021 21:31
Official quick count shows Ecuador's Arauz winning first round of presidential vote

- Ecuadorean economist Andres Arauz received 31.5% of the votes in Sunday's presidential election, according to an official quick count presented by the elections council, compared with 20.04% for indigenous activist Yaku Perez.

The quick count showed banker Guillermo Lasso with 19.97% of the vote, the elections council said.


(Reporting by Alexandra Valencia and Brian Ellsworth)

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