Guillermo Lasso, Ecuador’s presidential candidate for the CREO movement, won the second election round against Andres Araws. So he became the de facto winner in the election to take office on May 24, Report informs, citing foreign media.
Initial screening for National Electoral Council (CNE) 97.26 percent gave 52.51 percent of the vote to the center-right Guillermo Lasso and 47.49 percent to Arawes in the ballot to succeed the president. Lenin Moreno In Ecuador.
“I will congratulate you on the electoral victory today, and I will show you our democratic convictions,” Arouz said in a speech at his campaign center in Quito.
“Together we achieve it,” the Ecuadorian presidential candidate wrote on his official Twitter account. "Thank you, Ecuador, for your support in the elections. As appropriate, we will await the official results. We are optimistic and with great faith when he was already nine points away."
Before the end of Election Day, Several opinion polls predicted a confrontation over Laso’s career from the first round. It was held on February 7, when it reached 19.74 percent of the vote against 32.72 percent for Oraese. Backs are about 15 percent.
“This is a historic day, the day when all Ecuadorians decide their future, and they have voiced the need for change and the desire for better days for all,” he told supporters gathered in Guayaquil.
The Presidents of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Poe, and Colombia, Ivan Duque, have already recognized Laso as the next president of Ecuador, reaffirming their bilateral commitment.