In pictures: Run-up to Chile's elections - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: Run-up to Chile's elections

With the election around the corner, pollsters believe a majority will vote for a centre-left candidate.

Chile's first round of presidential elections takes place on November 17. Out of the nine primary candidates and dozens of political parties campaigning, pollsters believe that the New Majority coalition, a group of centre-left parties, will win the majority of seats and the presidency. Their candidate is Michelle Bachelet, who was president from 2006-10.

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