Mauricio Funes & FMLN Win Elections
March 16, 2009, 8:32 am
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The picture, taken from The Times article on Funes' victory is titled 'Marxist Muricio Funes is new President of El Salvador'. Funes, of course, is not a Marxist but his FMLN party has a Marxist background and a Marxist wing.

With 90% of the vote in, Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) candidate Mauricio Funes has declared victory in El Salvador’s presidential election.  Funes, the former television personality led ruling ARENA party candidate Rodrigo Ávila 51.2% to 48.7.  Though a mantle of the countries political system, Ávila, in his concession speech. promised that ARENA would be “a constructive opposition.” 

More from the Washington Post.


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when do a hundred percent of the votes come in? i’m just saying, recall the florida mess?

Comment by wyphy

Read an analysis of Funes’ victory in El Salvador:

Comment by Carlos Macias

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