No Clear Leader in the Dominican Republic’s Presidential Race

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Hipólito Mejía and Danilo Medina continue to battle in a tight race, with neither poised for a first-round victory two months before Election Day.  According to a survey conducted for Diario Libre, the Dominican Republic’s largest-circulated daily newspaper, PRD candidate Mejía has a 3-point lead over the ruling PLD’s Medina, 49 to 46 percent.