Uruguayans Will Elect Their President in a Runoff

According to a preliminary exit poll after the election in Uruguay, leftist Broad Front candidate Tabaré Vásquez received between 44 and 46 percent of the votes, while Luis Lacalle Pou from the National Party has between 31 and 34 percent. Uruguay's local media shared very similar data from three pollsters, Factum, Equipos and Cifra.

Twitter users offered updates on the country's elections, with some mentioning the results in Brazil‘s recent presidential election:

Favorable results for Broad Front. There will be runoff and Dilma wins (in Brazil).

Preliminary results show Tabaré and Lacalle in runoff election.

The runoff election will take place on Sunday, November 30, 2014.

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