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Live Costa Rica presidential election results

April 9, 2014

UPDATE: Luis Guillermo Solís will be the next president of Costa Rica. The opposition candidate won Sunday night’s election by a huge margin.

Citizen Action Party (PAC) candidate Solís crushed National Liberation Party (PLN) candidate Johnny Araya, who chose to not campaign. Most importantly for Solís, he managed to achieve his mandate and receive 1 million votes. Solís won every canton within all seven provinces in the country.

See below the live election results in the runoff as the numbers came in from the Supreme Elections Tribunal. Results started coming in at 8 p.m. The most recent update gave Solís 1,258,715 votes. Araya received 357,496 votes. Absenteeism is hovering around 43 percent with 94 percent of votes counted.

You can also see the complete Feb. 2 first-round vote results here.

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