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America's Politics | Bolivia Elections: Concern as Bolivia poll results transmission stops

7-9 minutos - Source: BBC Image copyright Reuters Image caption Preliminary results suggest Evo Morales will face his rival in a run-off There is concern in Bolivia after the electoral authority stopped updating its website showing the preliminary results of the presidential election. With almost 83.8% of votes verified, incumbent President Evo Morales led with 45.3%, leaving his main rival, Carlos Mesa, in second place with 38.2%. The partial results suggest Mr Morales does not have the votes needed to win outright and will have to face Mr Mesa in a second round. The run-off is scheduled for December. What happened? The site showing the preliminary results stopped being updat