Colombia president in runoff define

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Over 32 million Colombians are invited to vote in this runoff election. (Photo: Reuters)

The results released by the Registrar of Colombia realize the need to be performed after a presidential runoff verified more than 63 percent of abstention in the elections. The second round, to be held on June 15, will be candidates Juan Manuel Santos, the Party of National Unity; and Oscar Zuluaga, Democratic Center Party.
The candidate elected in the June 15 race will, among other responsibilities, take forward the peace process with the government develops the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Besides the mentioned candidates participated in the race on Sunday: the candidate for the Green Alliance Enrique Peñalosa, the representative of the Conservative Party Marta Lucia Ramirez and the candidate of the leftist alliance Clara Lopez, who represents the Democratic Pole, the Union Patriotic and Colombian Communist Party.
Profiles
Juan Manuel Santos | Party of National Unity
Born in Bogota on August 10, 1951. Studied Economics and Business Administration at the University of Kansas, United States. He also did an MA in Economics and Economic Development from the London School of Economics and another in Public Administration from Harvard University. He was Minister of Defense of the controversial president Alvaro Uribe. He is the current president in Colombia.Key proposals: Has focused his campaign in defense of the peace process being conducted by the government with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Talk of a possible second term as his “second time” indispensable to consolidate peace.
Óscar Iván Zuluaga | Democratic Center Party
He was born on February 3, 1959 in Pennsylvania, Caldas. He studied Economics at the Javeriana University of Bogotá. He did a Masters in Public Finance at the University of Exeter in England. Uribe flags flying and has been involved in a row over a video in which he is seen with the spy of the peace process in Colombia, Andrés Sepúlveda.
Key proposals: While making a strong critic of the current peace process with the FARC, advocates a return to the policies of security and fighting insurgent groups that characterized the previous government of Uribe.