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According to the preliminary results, Daniel Ortega will win

(CNN Español) – Supreme Council of Elections in Nicaragua This morning, the provisional results of the suspicious presidential elections that were held in the country on Sunday, November 7, 2021, were announced.

According to the official body, the coalition of Nicaragua Victory United, led by the Sandinista National Front, leads the results with more than 70% of the vote.

CSE has not stated the number of votes counted yet.

  • Total Screened Meetings: 49.25%
  • Sandinista Front Alliance: 74.99%
  • Liberal Constitutional Party: 14.40%
  • Christian Way: 3.44%

The Supreme Electoral Council said that it will present a second report on the election results on Monday, starting at 1:00 pm local time.

In these elections, 90 deputies were elected before the National Assembly and 20 deputies before the Central American Parliament were elected president and vice president of the republic.

President Daniel Ortega He is seeking re-election for a third time and a fourth consecutive term, and his formula faces five more.

Daniel Ortega’s government has been criticized for arresting opposition leaders.

The interrogation process By the United States, the European Union, the Organization of American States and the United Nations because they believe that there are no conditions for fair, democratic and well-controlled elections.

In addition, it was marked by the abolition of three political parties that would have served as a vehicle for the opposition National Coalition and the Citizens’ Alliance, as well as the arrest of 39 opposition leaders between May 28 and October 21, seven of whom aspire to the presidency and accused of treason or money laundering, which are crimes rejected by their relatives and lawyers .

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