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QUITO (Reuters) - A recount of more than 1.2 million votes in Ecuador late Tuesday confirmed leftist candidate Lenin Moreno the winner of presidential elections, the country's electoral council said.
In the recount, Moreno, 64, obtained 51.16 percent of valid votes with Lasso at 48.84 percent - 1,594 votes more for Moreno than in the original April 2 count.
Reporting by Alexandra Valencia in Quito.; Writing by Girish Gupta in Caracas; editing by John Stonestreet