Portuguese Start Voting to Give Verdict on Bailout Years

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  • Premier Coelho leads first coalition to survive term in office
  • Opposition leader Costa wants to slow deficit reduction

Portugal's Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Pedro Passos Coelho, casts his ballot at a polling station during the Portuguese election, in Massama near Lisbon, Portugal, on Oct. 4,.

Photographer: PAULO DUARTE/Bloomberg

Portuguese voters are casting their ballots Sunday in the first general election since 2011, with polls signaling the government that led the nation out of an international bailout may be re-elected.

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