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Bolivian Presidential Candidate Alleges Voter Fraud

Bolivia's front-running presidential candidate Evo Morales is claiming potential voter fraud just days before national elections on Sunday.

At a news conference in La Paz Tuesday, Mr. Morales' legal advisor Hector Arce alleged that a review of the voting rolls found some people registered two or three times. He said Mr. Morales' party, the Movement Towards Socialism, has contacted Bolivia's national electoral court about the registration issue. A court spokesman said the court will investigate if a formal complaint is filed.

Recent opinion polls indicate Mr. Morales holds a slight lead over his main rival, conservative former President Jorge Quiroga.

If Mr. Morales is elected, he would be the first Bolivian president of indigenous heritage. He has promised to impose greater state control over the country's oil and natural gas reserves.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.