Cuban opposition candidates concede defeat in local elections

April 20, 2015 4:40 AM

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Cuban opposition candidates concede defeat in local elections

April 19, 2015: Dissident and candidate Hildebrando Chaviano walks beside a portrait of revolutionary leader Che Guevara before casting his ballot during Cuba's municipal elections at a polling station in Havana. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

HAVANA – Two dissident candidates conceded defeat Sunday in Cuban local elections that offered them a chance to become the first officials elected from outside the Communist Party in 40 years.

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