December 11, 2013
Santa Cruz: UCR wins over governor Daniel Peralta
Daniel Peralta, the governor of Santa Cruz province, homeland of president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, suffered an unprecedented defeat today after his sponsored-Lower House candidates kept the third place against Radical Eduardo Costa and Susana María Toledo, who will occupy two majority seats as of December 10.
The second place was for Victory Front candidate Mauricio Gómez Bull.
With 99.87 percent of the polling stations counted, Costa won with 42.13 percent of the votes. Gómez Bull was adding 24.74 percent while Nieves Kuky Beroiza, Peralta’s candidate, was barely reaching 20.04 percent.