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Four years ago, when Colombia last held congressional elections, Carlos Antonio Lozada was dodging army bullets in jungle trenches as he and his Marxist rebel comrades battled a government offensive.Now, as a 56-year-old candidate for the Senate in Sunday's elections, Lozada no longer brandishes an automatic assault rifle and the FARC emblem has become a red rose on a white background.As part of the peace deal, the FARC will be guaranteed five seats each in the 108-member Senate and the 172-member lower house.Colombia's five-decade conflict and subsequent peace accord dominated elections in 2014 .Sunday's ballot will include party primaries to select the candidates who will compete in May's election to replace outgoing center-right President Juan Manuel Santos.Polls show Petro will almost certainly emerge as a candidate from Sunday's primary and his political rise, after serving earlier as Bogota's mayor, stands out as something of an example for the FARC.
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