Argentina heading for presidential runoff

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The race to succeed Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is heading for a runoff. Daniel Scioli, backed by the Kirchner government, was considered the front-runner in many polls.

But he narrowly edged out opposition leader Mauricio Macri by just two percent, setting up what will likely be a furious month of campaigning.

CCTV’s Joel Richards reports from Buenos Aires.

Argentina heading for presidential runoff

Argentina heading for presidential runoff

The race to succeed Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is heading for a runoff. Daniel Scioli, backed by the Kirchner government, was considered the front-runner in many polls. But he narrowly edged out opposition leader Mauricio Macri by just two percent, setting up what will likely be a furious month of campaigning. CCTV's Joel Richards reports from Buenos Aires.