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Tag: primary elections

  • Monday, July 19th 2021 - 09:35 UTC

    Underdogs emerge triumphant from Chile's primary elections

    Neither Boric (L) nor Sichel had been singled out by pollsters as favorites for Sunday's primaries.

    Independent candidate Sebastián Sichel took most of the votes within the right-wing bloc, Chile Vamos, while Frente Amplio Deputy Gabriel Boric was chosen in the left-wing Apruebo coalition after Chile's primary elections held Sunday.

  • Monday, July 1st 2019 - 09:59 UTC

    Uruguay: No surprises in a primary with a record of candidates

    The former mayor of Montevideo, Daniel Martínez (right), Senator Luis Lacalle Pou (center) and the liberal economist Ernesto Talvi (left): the three candidates for the presidency of Uruguay

    In a primary election full of new faces and overshadowed by accusations of “dirty” campaigns, there were no surprises in the results of the internal elections of Uruguay's main political parties, according to the data of the pollsters. Daniel Martínez (Frente Amplio), Luis Lacalle Pou (National Party) and Ernesto Talvi (Colorado Party) will represent the three parties with the greatest adhesion in the country, starting a new stage in the national elections in October.