The vice president of the Socialist International and leader of the Frente Amplio sector new space, Raphael Micheliniassured that in the broad front (FA) exist “two natural candidates“in reference to the mayor of Montevideo, Caroline Cosseand the mayor of cannelloni, Yamandu Orsi.
After being consulted by the pre-candidacy of senator Mario Bergarathe former legislator assured that “candidacies that arise from the people should not be mixed with sectoral electoral strategies“, implying that Bergara does not have sufficient popular support.
The leader of Nuevo Espacio maintained that his sector is “talking internally” about this issue, since they aspire to “let them be the ones who go to the internal electionand whoever comes second (or second) accompanies” the elected candidate.
“The time has come for Uruguay to have a female president,” reported Casa Grande
On May 13, the FA sector, Big houseannounced in an official statement that, from the 12th National Citizen Assembly of the political space, it was unanimously decided to support the presidential candidacy of Cosse. The document states that “The time has come for Uruguay to have a female president“.
The sector, led by former senator Constanza Moreiramaintained that they promote the candidacy “with conviction”, highlighting the “proven management skills“from the mayor of Montevideo, from”immediate responses to the pressing conjunctures of the present“, as well as “his Frente Amplio commitment”, and his “leadership in environmental issues”.
For Casa Grande, the possible fact that Cosse becomes the first female head of state in the history of the country “It is also part of the commitment to equality that the left presents“, and stressed that this” has already involved numerous women in positions of leadership and responsibility.
The document goes on to say that they trust her to put together a “joint cabinet“, in which there are “shared responsibilities between genders and generations” of all levels of government, in order to “promote a transformative agenda”.