Argentina's Cristina Fernandez celebrates landslide election victory

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez celebrates for wining landslide election victory.Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has won a landslide election victory.

With votes counted from 75% of polling stations, Ms Fernandez has won 53% of vote, a sufficient amount to secure re-election in the first round. Her closest challenger - the socialist Hermes Binner - had just 17%.

In a victory speech, Ms Fernandez said she wanted to keep changing history, as thousands chanted and waved flags in Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo.

"Count on me to continue pursuing the project," she said, watched by supporters on a huge TV screen. "All I want is to keep collaborating ... to keep Argentina growing."

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