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Macri's coalition suffers heavy defeat in Argentina's second most populous district

Monday, May 13th 2019 - 12:59 UTC
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The ruling coalition of Argentine president Mauricio Macri suffered a heavy defeat Sunday in elections held in Cordoba province, the country's second most populous district. Peronist governor Juan Schiaretti led comfortably after 94.2% of the vote had been counted, claiming 54% of ballots cast in his bid for re-election. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    The overwhelming defeat of Cambiemos in Córdoba is just another one in a string of eight local elections in which representatives of the current national government bit the dust.

    Of course, local elections are a reliable sample of the voters' mood. Eight defeats are not a good sign as the October presidential election comes closer.

    Meanwhile, vote intentions for Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who was vilified by the dominant media as a champion of corruption, keep going up with each passing day.

    Of course, during three years of investigations, search warrants, excavation in CFK properties in Patagonia, maverick judge Claudio Bonadio was unable to find a shred of evidence of a single CKF infraction.

    I know this is not good news for many MP commentators who were already salivating with the thought of seeing Cristina behind bars, but...told you so.

    May 13th, 2019 - 04:35 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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