Argentina president-elect Fernandez, Macri meet after decisive vote
Monday, 28 October 2019 Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez arrived to the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday morning to meet with outgoing incumbent Mauricio Macri, where the two are expected to discuss the transition of power.
Argentines headed to the polls Sunday, after a year of twists and turns in a dramatic election race that has been chastening for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who trails well behind Peronist rival Alberto Fernandez in opinion polls. Gavino Garay reports.
Peronist Alberto Fernandez had 47.79 percent of the vote ahead of Macri who only had 40.71 percent. With more than 90 percent of ballots counted, Fernandez went over the 45 percent threshold needed. It..