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Costa Rica Elects Pro Marriage Equality President

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Carlos Alvarado Quesada has won CostaRica’s presidential election, defeating evangelical conservative Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz in an election that hinged on Quesada’s promise to legalize gay marriage.

The Guardian reports: “A former minister and fiction writer, Alvarado Quesada, 38, had 61% of the vote with results in from 95% of polling stations, a far bigger lead than predicted by opinion polls that foresaw a tight race.”

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