Uruguay presidential poll: Tabare Vazquez wins run-off
December 1 , 2014
Tabare Vazquez, the leftist candidate in Uruguay, has beaten his rival in the presidential run-off polls, results have indicated.
With over 50% votes counted, Vazquez, the candidate from the ruling Broad Party, won around 53%, while his rival Lacalle Pou of the right-wing National Party got 41%, media reports said.
Lacalle Pou has reportedly admitted defeat.
Jose Mujica, the famous incumbent president, was prevented by the constitution from contesting another term.