In this Sunday, April 2, 2017 photo, Alianza PAIS presidential candidate Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno waves an Ecuador flag as he celebrates winning Ecuador's presidency, at a victory rally in Quito, Ecuador. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
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Ecuador will recount almost 1.3 million ballots from the country's presidential election earlier this month, 12 percent of the total, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has said.Socialist Lenin Moreno won the April 2 second round with a 51.15 percent share -- more than 226,000 votes ahead of his conservative rival Guillermo Lasso, who has alleged fraud, refused to accept the result and asked for a full recount.A total of 1,275,450 votes will be recounted -- 12 percent of the 10,637,996 votes cast.
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