Argentines Contemplate Past Policies and Future in Election

November 22, 2015 5:05 AM

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From rising crime to soaring prices, Argentines will have a lot on their mind during Sunday's runoff election that is seen as a referendum on the left-leaning policies of polarizing President Cristina Fernandez and could ultimately have ripple effects across South America.

Opposition leader Mauricio Macri, who campaigned on promises to big large changes to Argentina's economy, went in as the front-runner after his unexpectedly strong showing in the Oct. 25 first round that forced a runoff against Daniel Scioli, the president's chosen successor.

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