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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.
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.
SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet saw her lead strengthen in Chile's presidential elections on Sunday to 45.68 percent of the vote, based on a count of more than half of returns.
By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A socialist who was tortured and exiled under Chile's military dictatorship moved a step closer to becoming the country's first woman leader as voters in Latin America's star economy cast ballots on Sunday.
By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A poll three days ahead of Chile's presidential elections showed front-runner Michelle Bachelet maintaining a firm lead in the race, but not enough to win in a first round with more than 50 percent.
By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Just over a week before Chile's presidential election, front-runner Michelle Bachelet's lead has narrowed and polls published on Thursday showed she faces a stronger than expected challenge from the right.
By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet is sure she will become Chile's first woman president but she said on Saturday it was unlikely she will win in the first round next month.
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