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The ‘Kirchner’ Alberto Fern á ndez wins the presidential elections of Argentina in the first round

The candidate 'Kirchner', Alberto Fernández, has won the presidential elections that took place this Sunday in Argentina without having to hold a second round, thus defeating the current president, Mauricio Macri, according to the first official results.

Fernández, from the Frente de Todos, has obtained 47.21 percent, while Macri, from Juntos por el Cambio, has been awarded 41.42 percent, according to the announcement made by Interior Minister Rogelio Frigerio , with 65 percent of the votes counted.

Although these figures are still provisional, they reflect a strong comeback of Macri, since in the Primary, Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory (STEP) elections of August 11 Fernández obtained 47.79 percent and the Argentine president 31.8 percent. hundred.

The ‘Kirchner’ Alberto Fern á ndez wins the presidential elections of Argentina in the first round
The ‘Kirchner’ Alberto Fern á ndez wins the presidential elections of Argentina in the first round

Since then, Macri's hopes were set, more than in a victory this October 27, to force a second round to stay at the Casa Rosada from December 10.

For Fernández to become elected president tonight, he must add at least 45 percent of the votes or 40 percent with ten percentage points over Macri.

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