the far right is sweeping through the Chilean constituents; He will be able to set the course for the new Magna Carta
Santiago de Chile– The far-right Republican Party, in favor of maintaining the current Chilean constitution, won Sunday the constituent elections with 35.6% of the vote and at least 20 councilors needed to obtain veto power in the constitutional body, according to 73.5%. from checking.
In second place is the list of Unidad Para Chile (28%), which is composed of the majority of the parties that make up the official coalition (the broad front of the president). Gabriel Burekthe Communist Party and the Socialist Party), while third place went to the traditional right-wing Chilean Seguro List (21.6%) which includes UDI, Renovación Nacional and Evópoli.
Together, the far right and the traditional right have an absolute majority and gather the more than 30 seats needed to approve the new constitutional rules without having to agree with the left, which would allow them to set the course for the new proposal. Magna Carta.
The far right swept most regions Chili pepper This was done even with fiefdoms that were traditionally located on the left such as the Valparaíso region or metropolitan area, where the capital was located.
The 50 directors – 25 men and 25 women – will take office on June 7 and will have five months to craft the proposed script, which will be put to a referendum on December 17.
On the same day as the confirmation, the directors will receive a draft drafted since March by 24 parliament-appointed experts that aligns with 12 core principles previously agreed by the parties to avoid a re-establishment proposal like the previous one.
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