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 Lead 1-Chili-to a second Polarized Presidential Vote Chili-Election / (Lead 1, Photo): Lead 1-Chili-to a second polarized presidential ballot (updated with new results, analyst, declarations ; photo production available) by Gram Slattery and Natata A. Ramos Miranda Santiago, November 22 (Reuters) - a second polarized ballot is emerging in Chile while the ultra-conservative candidate Jose Antonio Kast Advance the elected of Left Gabriel Boric at the end of the first round of the presidential election organized Sunday, show the provisional results.

Des supporters du président sortant Adama Barrow, à Banjul, le 27 novembre 2021. © AFP - Guy Peterson supporters of the outgoing President Adama Barrow, in Banjul, November 27, 2021.

In The Gambia, this is the last week of campaign before the presidential election that will take place on Saturday in the smallest country of the African continent. Six candidates are in the running.

with our correspondent in Banjul, Milan Berckmans

The tension gradually rises to six days of the election in Gambia . The caravans of the parties who crisscrossed the country of East to West for three weeks are back in the capital this week.

with the elbow of this final sprint, we find on one side the outgoing president Adama Barrow and his national party of the people and on the other, the lawyer and former Prime Minister, Ousainou Darboe, leader of the unified democratic party and main opposition figure.

presidential election in Chile. Who will win the second round between these two candidates that any opposite?

 presidential election in Chile. Who will win the second round between these two candidates that any opposite? © EFE / MAXPPP photos and AFP Gabriel Boric, on the left and Jose Antonio Kast on the right will compete on December 19th in the second round for the presidency of Chile. in the first round of the presidential election in Chile, Sunday, the far-right candidate José Antonio Kast will be opposed to Gabriel Boric, from moderate left. A duel at the uncertain outcome, which reveals the country's fractures. two candidates, two choices of opposite society.

Since the beginning of the campaign, both candidates are those who mobilize the most within the population. Attest to the aerial images of imposing crowds broadcast by the Gambian media during their meetings.

Next to the two great favorites, an application makes a lot of noise. It is that of Mammah Kandeh, the Gambian Democratic Congress. Third in 2016, Kandeh has received the support of former President Yahya Jammeh . Since the Equatorial Guinea, where it has exiled in 2017, the former leader even addressed to the activists over the phone several times.

Other striking, last week, the Banjul Court of Justice has given a reason to two candidates recalled by the Electoral Commission last November. It could therefore be two riders in addition for the last strides.

Valérie Pécresse wins the Congress LR and will be candidate for Presidential .
© Copyright 2021, Obs Valérie Pécresse has been designated presidential candidate of 2022 after the second round of the LR Congress on Saturday, December 4th. Ellel'a won Eric Ciotti with 60.95% of the vote verses against 39.05%. This congress is "an indisputable success", "said BFMTV's Micro Annie Genevard, the Deputy Vice President of Republicans. "The Republican Right is back," said Christian Jacob, the party president, when the results announces.

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