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2006-01-15 16:26:37

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chileans voted for a new president on Sunday and were expected to elect the South American country's first woman leader, a socialist who is seen beating a moderate conservative billionaire.

2006-01-15 09:21:54

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chileans began voting for a new president on Sunday and are expected to elect the South American country's first woman leader, a socialist who leads a moderate conservative billionaire in opinion polls.

2006-01-14 23:27:57

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chileans go to the polls on Sunday and are expected to elect the South American country's first female president, a socialist who is leading in the race against a moderate conservative billionaire.

2006-01-12 09:18:59

By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet is likely to be elected Chile's first woman president, beating out her rightist rival by at least 5 percentage points, a new poll said on Thursday.

2006-01-12 08:53:26

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A new poll on Thursday showed 45 percent of Chileans plan to vote for Socialist Michelle Bachelet on Sunday, enough support to beat her rightist rival and become the nation's first woman president.

2006-01-11 12:09:48

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A torture victim in the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship, a former defense minister and a medical doctor, Michelle Bachelet has parlayed her ability to connect with voters into becoming the favorite to lead Chile as its next president.

2006-01-07 11:43:39

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet was widely favored in a poll on Saturday to become Chile's first woman president in an election next week, although a large bloc of undecided voters could still swing the vote.

2005-12-12 03:37:19

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean socialist Michelle Bachelet faces a tight race to become the first woman president of Latin America's star economy in a run-off vote in January, when she will face a reunited rightist alliance.

2005-12-11 22:14:10

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet, who aims to be Chile's first woman president, will face a united right wing in a January 15 runoff after failing to win more than 50 percent of the vote in an election on Sunday.

2005-12-11 17:57:13

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet, expected to become Chile's first woman president, was leading with 44.76 percent of the vote in elections on Sunday, based on a count of 12.7 percent of the votes.


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