Opposition Supporters March Through the Streets of Guayaquil

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Supporters of Ecuadorian opposition politician Guillermo Lasso marched through Guayaquil on April 5 after Lasso argued that electoral fraud had helped his opponent, socialist candidate Lenin Moreno, win the country’s recent presidential election.

Exit polls had indicated a win for Lasso, but after more than 99 percent of the votes were counted, Moreno had secured a 51 percent majority. The electoral commission rejected Lasso’s claims and Moreno was confirmed as the winner on April 4.

However, on April 5, Lasso called for a nationwide recount, according to the AP.

This video, uploaded on April 5, shows a group of protesters marching through Guayaquil. A banner with the words “no al fraude” (no fraud) can be seen. Credit: Instagram/erickvillafuerte via Storyful

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