Evo Morales re-elected president with over 60% according to exit polls

Avanza counting votes after the close of polling stations in Bolivia

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, would have been reelected president with 60.5 percent of the vote, according to exit poll results showed Sunday after the closing of the polls.
A private survey cited by state Bolivian Information Agency (ABI), gave the victory to the head of state.
The station reported a 11 per cent abstention. The electoral roll is just under 6.3 million citizens.
Meanwhile, the Ipsos pollster gave moral 59 percent and ranked second Samuel Doria Media, with 25.3 percent of the vote. Third of voting in Bolivia came the conservative president Jorge Quiroga at 17.7 percent.

In Bolivia the elections were marked by a high turnout, which involved about 6.3 million voters, according to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE). After eight hours of vote counting process was initiated and is expected to 20H00 local time (00H00 GMT) the first official results are given.
The elections were characterized by including a large participation of the indigenous community, Afro-Bolivians, women and youth, according to the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations (UN), Dennis Racicot.
Besides the president and vice president, citizens chose 36 senators, four from each of the nine departments of Bolivia; 130 deputies, 63 of them in single-member constituencies, 60 multi-member districts and seven special courts for indigenous peoples.teleSUR invites you to visit our LIVE Commentary and Bolivia microsite Decide.