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  • Is it expected that Luis Arce will assume the presidency officially on November 8th.

    Is it expected that Luis Arce will assume the presidency officially on November 8th. | Photo: EFE/Stringer

Published 23 October 2020
Opinion

About 6.483.893 Bolivians out of the 7.332.926 registered went to the polls, representing a participation rate of 88.4 percent, the second-highest in Bolivia's history, and one of the largest in Latin America, according to the TSE.

Bolivia's Electoral Supreme Court (TSE) declared Luis Arce, the elected president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and David Choquehuanca as vice-president on Friday after the official vote counting showed that Arce's party, the Movement Towards Socialism, reached a landslide victory of 55.10 percent of the votes.

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About 6.483.893 Bolivians out of the 7.332.926 registered went to the polls, representing a participation rate of 88.4 percent, the second-highest in Bolivia's history, and one of the largest in Latin America, according to the TSE.

teleSUR's correspondent Freddy Morales reported that is it expected that Luis Arce would assume the presidency officially on November 8th. During his speech, the TSE's president Salvador Romero highlighted that the result had been recognized by the other contestants and certified by the international mission and the local platforms.

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) represents the majority in the Chamber and the Senate in 130 deputy seats. Overall, the MAS reached 3.393.978 votes. The Citizen Community, the second-largest party, reported 1.775.943 votes.

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