[Marxism] Ecuador elections: Pro-Chavez leftist in statistical tie with billionaire opponent

Sayan Bhattacharyya ok.president+marxmail at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 20:18:40 MST 2006

"[...] One such poll, by Cedatos-Gallup and released Friday for clients of
the investment bank Credit Suisse, showed that among those who plan to cast
a vote for one of the candidates, Mr. Correa had the support of 52 percent
against 48 percent for Mr. Noboa. The poll has a margin of error of three
percentage points, essentially putting the candidates in a statistical tie.
Though polls are often unreliable in Ecuador, the results put financial
markets on edge with investors selling off Ecuadorean bonds in New York on

(New York Times)

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