Former President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez Kirchner waves to supporters during her bid for National Senate Photo: Reuters

Following the official final vote count released Tuesday, August 29, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner won the province of Buenos Aires in Argentina's primary elections for National Senator representing the Citizen's Unity coalition.
The results indicate that Fernandez received 20,324 more votes than Esteban Bullrich the candidate for current right-wing president Mauricio Macri’s Cambiemos (lets change) coalition. Fernandez won 3,229,194 votes, and Bullrich 3,208,870, for a difference of 0.21%.
Today, August 30, Fernandez will hold a rally in La Plata where she will launch her candidacy for a Senate seat in October’s mid-term elections alongside party supporters and other candidates.
Over 4,000 people are expected to attend, making it the largest rally of the former President's campaign so far.
In total, primary percentages for each of the coalitions and parties places Citizens Unity in the lead with 33.95%, followed by Cambiemos with 33.74%, taking a very close second.
El Frente Uno Pais (One Country Front) led by Sergio Massa took a distant third with 15.41%, and the Justicialista Front's candidate Florencio Randazzo took fourth with 5.94%.
The Left and Workers Front only secured 3.37% of votes, placing them in fifth.
While provisional results had placed Macri's coalition in the lead by 0.8 percent, official electoral data showed Fernandez to be the overall winner.
Official results were not expected to be released until Wednesday, however official sources spoke to various media outlets confirming Fernandez's victory in on Tuesday August 29. (teleSUR English)