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Bolivia: Morales confident of victory in upcoming elections01:33

Bolivia: Morales confident of victory in upcoming elections

Bolivia, Plurinational State of, El Alto
October 9, 2014 at 02:22 GMT -00:00 · Published

Supporters of Evo Morales flocked to the city of El Alto on Wednesday to attend his final electoral rally ahead of presidential elections on Sunday 12. During his speech Morales recounted the social gains won during his previous two terms in the presidential office. In particular he mentioned the nationalization of gas and oil industries, with the creation of national energy policy being a central issue to his current campaign.

The latest election poll from Ipsos predicts a victory for Morales with 59 per cent of the popular vote against his closest rival Samuel Medina on 13 per cent. Morales is being supported in his re-election bid by his political party, the Movement for Socialism.

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Supporters of Evo Morales flocked to the city of El Alto on Wednesday to attend his final electoral rally ahead of presidential elections on Sunday 12. During his speech Morales recounted the social gains won during his previous two terms in the presidential office. In particular he mentioned the nationalization of gas and oil industries, with the creation of national energy policy being a central issue to his current campaign.

The latest election poll from Ipsos predicts a victory for Morales with 59 per cent of the popular vote against his closest rival Samuel Medina on 13 per cent. Morales is being supported in his re-election bid by his political party, the Movement for Socialism.

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