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Vote count depletes the gap among Argentinean parties

Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The difference among the three main groups involved in Argentinean primary elections was depleted after definitive elections, which was disclosed on Thursday.

According to data from the National Electoral Chamber, “La Libertad Avanza” (LLA) party obtained 7, 352, 244 votes (29.86%), “Juntos por el Cambio” (JxC) party got 6, 895, 941 (28%) and “Union por la Patria” (UP) party gained six, 719,042 (27.28%).

Compared to the provisional count, LLA decreased 0.18 points, JxC 0.27 and UP 0.1.

In addition, the “Hacemos por Nuestro Pais” coalition got (3.71%) and “Frente de Izquierda y de Trabajadores Unidad” party obtained (2.61%) both parties surpassed the 1.5% required to be able to compete in the general elections of October 22.

A figure of 1,356,480 blank ballots and 309,807 invalid ballots were registered. The turnout was 69.62% of 34,491,607 voters, which means that 10.5 million Argentines did not cast their votes and could define presidential elections in October.

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