On December 19, Chile will experience the final stages of the most important – and uncertain – electoral process since its return to democracy in 1990. No matter who the president is. Gabriel Borick, Representative of the New Left (Frente Amplio) Together with the Communist Party “I Recognize Dignity” Oh Far-right Jose Antonio Cast (Republican – Christian Community Front) not only to lead the country after the epidemic, but also Batch process With the exit poll, the new Magna Carta will be approved (or rejected) to replace Pinochet.
Apparently there are big differences between the two: Borik (25.83% of the primary vote last Sunday) was the basis for this last process, a month after the signing of the peace agreement in November 2019, a month after the social explosion. Millions of Chileans are taking to the streets to protest against the Pinara government (and the political class in general). Pinochet “> Cost (27.91%), on the other hand, has openly expressed support for continuing with the 1980 constitution., The new plan was drawn up during the Pinochet dictatorship “if bad”.
But even deeper, Castin’s candidacy, with the general right – wing rhetoric of politicians like Trump or Bolsanaro, proposes atrocities such as digging trenches to prevent more immigrants from entering the country, a major hand in crime, and closure. The human rights organization is harassing political opponents, denying rights to the LGBT + community or single women. Borik, by contrast, emphasized change in the model of the economy, a focus on tax changes, and the concept of science, feminism, the strengthening of the environment, and the “care state.” Precisely the latter, ignoring the issue of crime and migration, allowed Castin to wipe out his speech in Araucania, or surpassed candidate Franco Paris (12.80%) in the North, which came as a big surprise on election day last week. Through social media and without stepping foot in Chile (due to non-payment of alimony) one candidate was able to capture nearly 890,000 votes by speaking out against traditional and strong individual politicians.
Although it has been repeatedly advertised that the candidate who gets the first majority in the first round will win in the second round, LAs studies -Who has already guessed correctly by giving the winner to the cost- Now They point out that the Boric tradition can be reversed. So, for example, Citizen Pulse states that a left-wing candidate will receive 40.4% more options than the extreme right-wingers who receive 24.5%.
Boric and Alsa
This would mean a week Communication victories for war It will correct some of the tremors that prevented it from garnering the votes of supporters of other candidates on his campaign team — especially those on the left, such as Marco Enrique-Ominami or Yasna Provoste, who have already chosen their candidacy with the Socialist Party — but also those who use the classic “comrades” and the like. .
That week, Borik wanted to use the words “Cilian” and “Cilinas” to get experts involved in dealing with the economic sector and to talk about security and migration, without directly attacking Cost. Such as political actors Former President Ricardo Lagos In a radio interview, he pointed to what Cast had said “They are not in the tradition of Chile. I do not think that option is good for Chile.” On the contrary, he referred to Boric; “We are at the forefront of the uncertainty as to whether someone like Borick can turn down the order, and that issue is very important. It should be noted that he dared to sign the contract on November 15 (…). My story, my past, this time I say” Borik ” To.
Iskia Chichas, President of the College of Medicine, also attended., The magazine noted Time As one of the 100 leaders for the future and as an important face of President Sebastian Pinera’s public policy as he faced the epidemic. He resigned from the company with a powerful letter, where he uploaded on his social networks: “I am surprised to see my decision, leaving is not in my plans, but important things require great challenges, big sacrifices. Today everything feels so clear, I see my daughter’s face, I know what I need to do.It’s my duty, I walk the path I have never walked before, so I walk calmly because fear and apprehension do not move me, but hope moves me
In the commune of Maibu, the second most populous country in the country, he was precisely engaged with him in a great deal, where there was no room for Borik to move, and which marked the beginning of a new phase where the outspoken support of President Bachelet was expected. The arrival of other actors moving votes that the candidate should win outside of Santiago.
Cost in trouble
Although Cast says his critics portray it as a cartoon, a video recovered from social media contains verifiable evidence, such as the words of Republican Vice President-elect Johannes Kaiser: “Women stop going to the park. Vote, and you will wonder if the right to vote was a good idea.For the cast, Kaiser resigned from the community (though not in charge).
Earlier in the week, Cast had to leave with police protection in the populous community of Lo Espezo after a patient failed from the public health organization that was to launch this second phase of the campaign. Indicated by the particular “temperance” of her speech, where the Ministry of Women is no longer going to close and she continues to support speeches on security and migration control.
This, of course, does not mean that your condition has lost steam. In contrast, eThe ruling party and right-wing economists have already elected him And Health Minister Paula Dasa also joined his command (temporarily resigned and without pay) trying to “compete” with the Siches effect.
Voting for the by-election will begin next Sunday (until December 16). On the other hand, the televised debate is scheduled for December 13.