Businessweek | 5/14/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombia’s Mockus Sees Lead Narrow Before May 30 Vote
May 14--Colombia Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus’ lead over former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos has narrowed less than three weeks before the country’s presidential vote, a survey by Datexco Company SA showed.
The company’s poll last week had shown Mockus with a 12- point advantage in first-round elections and an almost 22-point lead in the second round. A Centro Nacional de Consultoria poll published last night showed Santos with a slender lead in first- round voting and had the candidates in a statistical dead heat in the second round. A candidate needs more than 50 percent of the first-round vote on May 30 to avoid a June 20 runoff.
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