Run-off elections

Presidential candidate Antonio Alvarez Desanti, with National Liberation party, casts his ballot at a polling station during general elections in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 11:40 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Costa Rica (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Opposition candidate Antonio Alvarez has conceded defeat in Costa Rica's presidential election and is congratulating two rivals who are poised to face each other in a runoff. Alvarez is...
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Supporters of presidential candidate Fabricio Alvarado, with National Restoration party, rally outside a polling station during general elections in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 11:12 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — An evangelical candidate who soared in the polls after coming out strongly against same-sex marriage and a governing party loyalist who favors it led in preliminary returns from Costa Rica's presidential election late Sunday, and appeared poised to go to a runoff. With...
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A woman scrolls the electoral list in search of her voting table location during the presidential election in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 10:03 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Early returns from Costa Rica's presidential election put evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado in the lead Sunday night but falling well short of what he would need to avoid a runoff. With about 34 percent of the ballots counted, Alvarado was winning some 26.3 percent...
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Voters stand at a polling station during general elections in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
February 04, 2018 - 9:43 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Costa Rica (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Early returns from Costa Rica's presidential election put evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado in the lead but falling well short of what he would need to avoid a runoff. With about 12...
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Cyprus' president Nicos Anastasiades and Cypriot Presidential candidate makes statements after he voted in the presidential elections in southern coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Cypriots are voting in the second round for a new president they hope will overcome years of failure to resolve the island-nation's ethnic division and deliver more benefits from an economy on the rebound after a severe financial crisis. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
February 04, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades vowed to push on with attempts to reunify the ethnically divided island nation and to improve the economic fortunes of its people after he was re-elected by a wide margin Sunday. Anastasiades defeated left-leaning independent challenger...
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Cyprus' President and Cypriot Presidential candidate Nicos Anastasiades with his grandchildren votes during the presidential elections in the southern coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Cypriots are voting for a new president they hope will overcome years of failure to resolve the island-nation's ethnic division and deliver more benefits from an economy on the rebound after a severe financial crisis. (AP Photo/Pavlos Vrionides)
January 28, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election in Cyprus (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The president of Cyprus has finished first in his race for re-election, but faces a runoff with a communist-backed candidate. A final tally of ballots from Sunday's election showed President Nicos...
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Cyprus' President and Cypriot Presidential candidate Nicos Anastasiades waves to the crowd outside a polling station during the presidential elections in the southern coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Cypriots were voting Sunday for a new president who they hope will overcome years of failure and finally resolve the ethnic divisions that have torn the Mediterranean island-nation into a Greek south and a Turkish north. (AP Photo/Pavlos Vrionides)
January 28, 2018 - 12:45 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus appeared headed for a runoff election with a left-wing independent candidate after a first-round vote Sunday in which no candidate was likely to receive an outright majority. With three-quarters of ballots counted, incumbent President Nicos...
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The pro-Russian Incumbent Milos Zeman claims victory in the Czech presidential election in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. The Czech Republic's pro-Russia president won a second five-year term Saturday after beating a political newcomer viewed as more Western-oriented in a runoff vote. With ballots from almost 99 percent of polling stations counted, the Czech Statistics Office said President Milos Zeman had received 51.6 percent of the vote during the two-day runoff election. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election in the Czech Republic (all times local): 12 p.m. Czech President Milos Zeman has never liked the media. Now, some of his friends or guards are following suit in the wake of his electoral triumph Saturday. When a person collapsed in a Prague...
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Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman, right, prepares to cast his vote during second round of Presidential elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The pro-Russian incumbent Zeman faces the former head of the Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos in the Czech Republic's tight presidential runoff vote. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 27, 2018 - 10:27 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's pro-Russia president won a second five-year term Saturday after beating a political newcomer viewed as more Western-oriented in a runoff vote. With ballots from almost 99 percent of polling stations counted, the Czech Statistics Office said President Milos Zeman...
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Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman, center, accompanied by his wife Ivana leaves the polling station after casting his vote during the second round of Presidential elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The pro-Russian incumbent Zeman faces the former head of the Academy of Sciences Jiri Drahos in the Czech Republic's tight presidential runoff vote. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
January 27, 2018 - 10:07 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election in the Czech Republic (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Czech President Milos Zeman has been elected to a second five-year term after winning a runoff vote. Nearly full results from the Czech Statistics Office on Saturday showed Zeman receiving 51.8...
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