Uruguay elects new leader

  • Uruguayan voters look to have elected Tabare Vazquez as their new president. 
  • Vazquez was the candidate for the left wing Broad Party, Uruguay's political party.
  • Would be Vazquez's second term as president after 2005-2010 stint in office. 
  • Poll puts Vazquez as winning around 53.5 per cent of the votes versus run off rival Luis Lacalle Pou's 41 per cent.

TeleSur report