Businessweek | 5/21/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombia’s Santos Widens Lead Over Mockus in Presidential Poll
May 21--Colombia’s former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos widened his lead before the first-round presidential election and may win in a runoff ballot with Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus, according to a poll by Centro Nacional de Consultoria.
A candidate needs more than 50 percent of the first-round vote to avoid a runoff.
A CNC poll last week showed Santos leading Mockus by 2 points in the first round of voting, and each garnering 47 percent in the second ballot.
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