Bachelet favored as Chileans elect president

Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet casts her vote during Chile's general elections in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Bachelet is the front runner and conservative Evelyn Matthei is a distant second in Sunday's election for Chile's presidency. Seven other candidates could push the vote into a Dec. 15 runoff. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Michelle Bachelet was the heavy favorite to return to the presidency as Chileans voted Sunday, with supporters hoping she can fulfill promises to reform a dictatorship-era system they say keeps workers poor and indebted to the privileged few.