Salvadorans head to vote with ex-rebel favored

A woman walks in front of a ruling party campaign mural, a day before voters head to the polls to elect their next president in a second round election, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Saturday, March 8, 2014. A former Marxist guerrilla who has promised to continue the government’s popular social programs is poised to win El Salvador’s presidential election runoff on Sunday, giving the ruling party, the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front, or FMLN, a second consecutive term. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadorans are expected to elect a former Marxist guerrilla as president in a runoff Sunday, favoring him over the conservative former mayor of the capital who has pledged to get tough on gang violence.