23:19 27.10.2019 (updated 23:49 27.10.2019) Short URL
Preliminary data from the Uruguayan election indicate that the governor Daniel Martínez (Frente Amplio) and the opposition Luis Lacalle Pou of the National Party will compete in the second round on November 24.
According to sources cited by El País, Martínez obtained 39.9% of the vote, against 29% of Lacalle Pou. Ernesto Talvi (Colorado Party) with 12% and Guido Manini Ríos (Cabildo Abierto) with 10.5% complete the dispute.
"We have already started the path of dialogue. Now, Uruguayans will vote on the basis of different criteria and on the basis of people. We will dialogue with other actors," the governor candidate said during a speech at the El Frente Amplio polling station, according to a Sputnik correspondent.
"The next government will not be the National Party government, it will be the National Party-led government. I want to thank you for the intention to move forward in this multicolored approach of Ernesto Talvi, Guido Manini Ríos, Edgardo Novick (Pueblo Party), Pablo Mieres (Independent Party). ), "Lacalle said in a speech to his followers in the center of the Uruguayan capital, also according to a correspondent.
Local electoral authorities said reliable data on the polls would be released around midnight in Brasilia.