The conservative sectors – most of the non-Correista vote would go to Country Email List that electoral option without the need for tricks, and Lasso himself said he would vote for Country Email List him – Arauz would have more difficulties in adding votes to those already obtained last Sunday. Country Email List At the same time, the main legislative caucus will be of a Correista tendency, possibly occupying some 49 seats out of the 137 in the National Assembly, that is, without an absolute majority. In a hypothetical Arauz government, his movement would not have a majority and would have to negotiate with the other two main forces in the legislature.
Pachakutik, with some 27 seats, and Democratic Left with another 18, both non- Country Email List conservative political tendencies. In summary, the great loser of this electoral Sunday has been the right and the Ecuadorian social and economic elites. But in turn, the people expressed Country Email List their desire to break the Correismo/anti-Correísmo dichotomy that has marked the last fourteen years of national politics. Ecuadorian Country Email List society demands a regeneration in its leadership and representation, as well as a different political narrative for the coming years. The hypothesis of a victory for Lasso in a second round seems unlikely. Neither the majority youth in the electoral census nor the rural world feel identified with this.
Candidate who is running for the third time in the presidential elections. In turn, Country Email List the conservative tendency with predominance in the Coast region, the PSC, obtained the worst results in its history in several of what have been considered until now its territorial fiefdoms. Neither Lasso nor Nebot have the conditions to continue leading the Ecuadorian right. In parallel, it is Country Email List difficult to understand the survival of Correismo without the figure of Rafael Correa exercising power or at least some position of popular representation. It is most likely that Ecuadorian Country Email List progressivism will enter a process of renewal, possibly led by Arauz –a recently turned 36-year-old and former minister of.