Voters in Argentina go to the polls to elect half of the members of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate. "Cambiemos", the national government coalition led by president Mauricio Macri, got a clear victory in the four most populated provinces and the city of Buenos Aires. Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner ran for senator of Buenos and ended second, leading the opposition.
Voters in Argentina go to the polls for a presidential runoff between Daniel Scioli of the ruling Justicialist Party and Mauricio Macri of the opposition PRO. Mauricio Macri, the mayor of Buenos Aires, was elected with 53% of the vote.
Voters in Argentina go to the polls for mid-term elections, where races for one third of the Senate and half the Chamber of Deputies will be decided. The governing Front for Victory maintained an absloute majority in both chambers (adding one Senator and five Deputies); but the new Renewal Front won by 12% in the largest district, the Province of Buenos Aires.
The Argentine Senate passes a controversial law protecting glaciers in the Andes Mountains and prohibiting drilling for oil and other resources, hindering Barrick Gold from drilling for gold in the Pascua Lama mine.