Two Voters in Argentina Share What They'Re Looking at for the Upcoming Elections


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Argentina heads to the polls Sunday for a runoff election that's seen as a referendum on the country's economic policiesand on the future of the ruling Peronist party, which has been in power since 1983.

Front-runner Sergio Massa, the country's current economy minister, was expected to easily win the first round of voting last month, but he fell short of the 50% needed to avoid a runoff, reports the New York Times.

This time around, he's in a tight race with far-right Libertarian candidate Javier Milei, reports NPR, which notes that Milei rails against the status quo at rallies, with a generation of young Argentines left out of the job market and staring at a future stuck in their parents' homes.

Polls show both candidates in a dead heat.

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