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Argentine President Alberto Fernández Casts His Vote in Buenos Aires and Promotes Democracy


Nov 19, 2023

On Sunday (19), the president of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, called for respect for democracy as he cast his vote in the second round of elections between government candidate Sergio Massa and far-right opponent Javier Milei. Fernández urged Argentines to “vote with happiness” and to “respect and take great care of democracy,” while keeping a low profile during the election campaign. Around 35.8 million Argentines are eligible to vote today, with voting being mandatory for citizens aged between 18 and 70 and optional for adults and teenagers aged 16 and 17, as well as for residents abroad. The presidential candidates reached the second round after Massa obtained 36.78% of the votes in the first round and Milei, 29.99%.

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