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Cabildo Abierto defines its formula and digests the sharp drop in participation in its internal elections

Cabildo Abierto defines its formula and digests the sharp drop in participation in its internal elections
Cabildo Abierto defines its formula and digests the sharp drop in participation in its internal elections

While the three most important political forces in the Uruguay They have already announced how their formula will be composed, the third leg of the Multicolor Coalition, Open Town Hall, has yet to determine who will be the presidential and vice presidential candidates for the general elections October, marked by low participation in the internal, which conditions your decision.

Sunday was not good news for Town meeting which had one of the worst participations during the interparty elections. According to data from the Electoral Courtthe political force received a total of 17,242 votes compared to the 46,848 obtained in 2019 when it first ran, which represents a difference of 29,645 votes.

However, according to the senator, Guillermo Domenechthe low participation is due to the “general lack of interest” on the part of the population in participating in the internal elections and that for Town meeting In reality it was a “very good vote” and in all the parties the vote was very low, he assured Radio Sarandí.

In this regard, Domenech pointed out that his party had practically no publicity compared to other parties that led electoral campaigns with large budgets.

The formula for October

So, Town meeting has yet to define its presidential formula amid low engagement from its political supporters. The most voted sector was Loyalty and Unity Column, which is led by Guido Manini Rios and his wife, Irene Moreira, together with Domenech.

This sector, associated with National and Christian Meeting were positioned as the most voted with a total of 48.4%. Meanwhile, in second place was Espacio de los Pueblos Libres, led by Eduardo Radaelli, with 23%.

In this way, Domenech assured that the formula that will lead Cabildo Abierto to the October elections has yet to be defined, although he said that “nothing has been defined yet.” “It will have to be in the next few days,” said the senator.

However, he ruled out the possibility of being the one to accompany Guido Manini Ríos on the presidential ticket. “The parties need renewal and my greatest concern is that the Cabildo Abierto banners persist over time and what I encourage is young people, at least people younger than me,” he commented and assured that he has no personal aspirations and that he has been involved in activism since he was very young.

Source: Ambito

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