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El Salvador’s presidential race headed for a runoff

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A runoff presidential election appeared likely in El Salvador after leftist Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, the top vote-getter, narrowly missed winning outright, according to preliminary election results Monday.

With more than 99 percent of the votes counted, Sanchez Ceren, a former guerrilla leader, received nearly 49 percent support in Sunday’s election. Sanchez Ceren appeared headed for a March 9 runoff against the second-place candidate, Norman Quijano, who received about 39 percent of the vote.…

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