Dec. 4, 2014, 5:55 p.m.
The first round had Tabare VAZQUEZ of Broad Front (FA) winning 47.2 percent of the vote, and his opponent Luis Alberto LACALLE Pou of the National Party winning 30.5 percent.[ii] Since no candidate reached a majority of votes in the first round, the election went to a second round. Located in South America, Uruguay has a population of 3,332,972 with 2,563,250 registered voters.[iii] Quick counts for the second round have Mr. VAZQUEZ winning over 53 percent of the vote, while LACALLE Pou won 41 percent.[iv] Turnout was at 89 percent.[v]