Delayed results show opposition conservatives win El Salvador vote

March 28, 2015 3:58 AM

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SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's main conservative opposition party narrowly won the most seats in legislative elections earlier this month, electoral authorities said on Friday, a result which could force the ruling leftist government to seek a middle ground with the newly elected lawmakers.

The bungled March 1 vote provoked a major vote-counting delay, even sparking allegations of sabotage before an investigation failed to substantiate them.

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