Bolivia's electoral commission introduced Wednesday that 51.Three percent of electorate had cast "no" ballots on Morales' bid to run for re-election. The indigenous former coca grower trade unionist has been in workplace given that 2006.
"sure" ballots amounted to 48.7 percentage, according to fee president Katia Uriona. The outcome primarily based on 99.72 percent of votes solid became in step with media estimates issued considering the fact that Sunday's referendum.
Morales had insisted on looking forward to consequences that arrived slowly from rural areas, where he has constantly drawn help, and from abroad.
fee member Jose Luis Exeni said heavy rains in a few rural regions had not on time the arrival of some results.
Political scientist Carlos Cordero said Bolivia turned into only quickly divided. The healing technique might rely on the extent of reconciliation among Morales, his motion for Socialism (MAS) birthday celebration, and the competition, he said.
Analyst Andres Torres stated a wrangle become in all likelihood to emerge inside MAS, along with tries to replace Morales.
"these effects will probable purpose an internal struggle to update him," Torres said.
The Eurasia group analytical consultancy said Bolivia's exceedingly sturdy mineral extraction financial system made it "not likely" that the country might suffer instability in the brief time period.
within the beyond, Morales have been extensively credited with spreading Bolivia's useful resource wealth and empowering its indigenous majority. Warring parties had accused him of presiding over corruption and wasteful spending.
ipj/jil (AP, AFP, dpa)