Pinera likely to win Chile elections, but runoff expected

  • Esteban Felix/Associated Press

    A man rides a bicycle past campaign banners promoting candidates for the upcoming general elections in Santiago, Chile. Thursday, Nov. 16 is the last day of campaigning for elections that will also choose a president, as well as members of the lower House of Congress and senators.

SANTIAGO, Chile — Four years after leaving office as a deeply unpopular leader, Sebastian Pinera is a strong favorite to win Sunday’s presidential election in Chile, though he’s unlikely to avoid a runoff.