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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With 99.99 percent of the polls counted yesterday morning, Bolivia's election results give Evo Morales the win.

The current president has 47.07 percent of total votes and his main opponent, Carlos Mesa, 36.51 percent.

The difference between the candidates is 10.56 percent. According to Bolivian electoral legislation, in order to win in the first round, more than 40 percent of votes are required, with at least a ten percent difference from the runner-up.

The Bolivian presidential elections took place last Sunday, October 20th, and the counting was followed by controversy . . .

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