Conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso won Ecuador’s presidential elections.
He obtained 52.5% of the vote, declaring himself president-elect with more than 96% of ballots counted.
Lasso will assume his office on 24th of May, 2021.
His opponent, socialist economist Andres Arauz, received 47.4% of the votes.
According to the observers, the President-elect Lasso Guillermo is expected to put the country on track to maintain open market policies rather than return to socialism.