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- With barely 13% of 46,887 polling stations reporting, Gabriel Boric had 53% of the votes, compared to 47% for his opponent, lawmaker José Antonio Kast.
- The election marks the most wide open contest since the 1990s, and may well buck Chile's traditional political cycle, with the two favorites not among the established coalitions that have governed for the past three decades.
- Most credit the protests for bringing about an ongoing rewrite of the nation's Pinochet-era constitution. The "estallido" has also helped propel the candidacy of 35-year-old leftist Gabriel Boric, a relative newcomer who has become a serious contender in this Sunday's presidential election.
Reuters | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that the quake was at a depth of 2 km.
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