Chile’s regional elections revive the center-left and further sink the right wing

The Constituent Unity pact (left and center) gained power over the capital Santiago, where its candidate Claudio Orrego won 52.6% of the votes; it now governs 10 of the 16 regions of the country, eight of them obtained in a runoff and two in the first round.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The results of Chile's regional elections, held this Sunday, June 13, in which the center-left candidates won the capital and 9 of the country's 16 governorships, gave a boost to a long-standing pact of parties that had not obtained good results for years.

The Constituent Unity (UC), a bloc formed by the Socialist Party (PS), the Christian Democrats (DC), and other traditiona center left parties, which has shared power with the right-wing for the last 30 years, was the great winner of these elections.

The elections were the first time that . . .

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