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Tag: Uruguay elections 2015 mayor and councilors

  • Monday, May 11th 2015 - 08:47 UTC

    Uruguay's local elections: no major number surprises but interesting changes in the political map

    Daniel Martinez is the next mayor of Montevideo, which holds almost half of Uruguay's electorate

    Uruguay Sunday's department and municipal elections resulted mostly as forecasted with no major surprises, and as advanced by MP 9 May, in the capital Montevideo, with half the country's electorate, the two promising candidates have effectively been the elected mayor, Daniel Martinez and Edgardo Novick, a successful businessman and non political figure, who now becomes head of the opposition.

  • Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 10:21 UTC

    On Sunday 2.6 million Uruguayans vote for their local authorities

    Lucia Topolansky, former First Lady, Daniel Martínez and Edgardo Novick are the main competitors in Montevideo of Sunday's vote

    On Sunday May 10, Uruguay is holding county and municipal elections with 2.6 million eligible voters (out of a population of 3.3m) in an event which will be more centered on local issues and thus will not necessarily replicate the absolute majority vote of the ruling coalition in last October/November presidential and legislative election.