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Cartes leads official presidential vote count in Paraguay

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Asuncion (Reuters) - Horacio Cartes of Paraguay's Colorado Party was winning Sunday's presidential election by more than 9 percentage points, the electoral tribunal said, citing results from 35 percent of polling stations.

Cartes was shown with 46.1 percent of votes while ruling party candidate Efrain Alegre had 36.9 percent.

(Reporting by Mariel Cristaldo; Writing by Hilary Burke; Editing by Stacey Joyce)

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