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East Timor Votes For New President

East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta conceded defeat in his bid to win a second term in office.

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East Timorese President Jose Ramos Horta speaks during a press conference in Dili, East Timor, March 19, 2012. Horta, who campaigned for East Timor's independence, conceded defeat Monday after a poor showing in weekend elections. (AP)
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East Timorese President Jose Ramos Horta speaks during a press conference in Dili, East Timor, March 19, 2012. Horta, who campaigned for East Timor's independence, conceded defeat Monday after a poor showing in weekend elections. (AP)

East Timor presidential front-runner Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres speaks during a press conference in Dili, East Timor, March 19, 2012. Guterres is of the traditionally strong leftist Fretilin party. (AP)
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East Timor presidential front-runner Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres speaks during a press conference in Dili, East Timor, March 19, 2012. Guterres is of the traditionally strong leftist Fretilin party. (AP)

Citizens watch presidential election results being broadcast in Dili, East Timor, March 18, 2012. (AP)
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Citizens watch presidential election results being broadcast in Dili, East Timor, March 18, 2012. (AP)

Election results come in on March 18, 2012. (AP)
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Election results come in on March 18, 2012. (AP)

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