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2014 Election Blog: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos Wins Reelection

President Santos, with his wife (L) and daughter (R), celebrates electoral victory. (AP Photo)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

President Juan Manuel Santos comfortably won Colombia's runoff vote by more than 5 percent on June 15. Given the candidates' disagreement over negotiations with rebel groups, the second-round vote was viewed as a referendum on the current administration's handling of peace talks. Santos' second term begins August 7 and his government's challenge will be concluding the negotiations

Learn more about the race and get highlights from today's vote.


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