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  1. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has won a third consecutive term in office.
  2. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is on track to win a fourth term following elections on Sunday — this time with his wife as his running mate.
  3. With two-thirds of the votes counted, the left-wing leader had secured an irreversible lead with 72%, election officials said.
  4. His closest rival, centre-right candidate Maximino Rodriguez, only had 14.2% of the vote.

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Mr Ortega had been widely expected to win both due to the popularity of his social programmes and because he faced no obvious political challenger.

A former left-wing rebel, Mr Ortega has led Nicaragua through a period of economic stability which has made him popular with Nicaragua's business sector and foreign investors.

Who is Daniel Ortega?

  • Born in 1946, the son of a shoemaker
  • Joined the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) as a teenager
  • 1984: Elected president
  • 2006: Wins his second presidential election
  • 2011: Wins a third term
  • 2016: Wins a fourth presidential election, securing his third consecutive term in office
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