Poll shows Kirchner well ahead


A new opinion poll in Argentina shows incumbent Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as well ahead in the opinion polls. The poll by CEOP Opinion Publica gives Kirchner 48% of the vote with a 64.3% positive image, up from 49.9% last year.

He main opponent at the moment, Ricardo Alfonsin, the son of former president Raul Alfonsin, is standing on 19%.

Elections are due on 23rd October but Kirchner has not yet announced if she will be standing.

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