Bachelet poised for big win as Chile votes for president

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Chilean presidential candidate for the New Majority coalition Michelle Bachelet casts her vote in Santiago on November 17, 2013Chile's former president Michelle Bachelet appeared poised Sunday to reclaim the office, as her South American nation voted on a replacement for conservative leader Sebastian Pinera. Bachelet, 62, deemed the far and away favorite among nine candidates, held a commanding lead in recent opinion polls showing she had close to the 50 percent needed to win in the first round of balloting and avoid a runoff. USA, LLC