Graphic La Nacion
Graphic La Nacion

With seven months to go to the February 2, 2014 presidential elections, former San José mayor Johnny Araya holds a bold lead in the polls over his rivals.

According to the latest survey by Unimer for La Naciona, the candidate for the Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) has 26% of voting intentions, while Rodolfo Hernández, candidate for the Partido Unidad Social Cristiana (PUSC) is in second place with 12% of the votes.

In third and fourth place is Ottón Solís and Espy Campbell, respectively, of the Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC), a party that will decide on their candidate on July 21.

Solís has 9% of voter intention, despite that the three time presidential candidate and founder of the PAC says he will not run in 2014. Meanwhile, Epsy Campbell, who has declared her intention to lead the PAC has 5% of the votes.

José María Villalta and Otto Guevara, leaders of the Frente Amplio and Movimiento Liberatio, hold 3% and 2% of the vote, respectively.

The survey was taken between June 4 and 13, taking in the response of 1.200 potential voters and has a 2.8% margin of error.