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

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.