Represented Country Email List by the young Andrés Arauz, who promises a future already lived in the past; businessman Guillermo Lasso, with a neoliberal discourse; and the indigenous leader Yaku Pérez, who surprisingly intervenes between the other two Country Email List with an environmentalist discourse and ancestral references. Dispersion, polarization or repolarization? The Ecuadorian electoral panorama The local elections of Country Email List March 2019 in Ecuador broke a record in the number of candidates: the more than 80,000 applicants were almost triple the number who presented themselves in the local elections five years earlier.
The presidential elections Country Email List scheduled for February 7, 2021 already have their own record: 16 candidates, the highest number since the formation of the republic in 1830. Dispersion has been the dominant mark in the political system that bequeathed Country Email List the implosion of the Alianza País party. , once the Country Email Listoutstanding figure of Rafael Correa left the country and left behind a trail of complaints, trials and convictions for corruption. The reason is easy to understand.
The disbandment of the party that dominated the Ecuadorian Country Email List electoral scene for a decade encourages the calculation that almost anyone can win the elections in the midst of the turmoil. Between 2007 and 2017, the Country Email Listpredominance of the party led with an iron fist by Correa put pressure on the unity of his opponents, since in places where the candidacies multiplied, the dominant party could sweep away as the first minority. Even where coalitions were impossible, voters tended to align broadly for or against the government. It was the well-known scenario of polarization: the third options were marginalized, either by Country Email Listthe politicians or by their followers. An example. The coalition of leftists opposed to the Correa government, which presented two unitary candidacies in 2013 and 2017, is now dispersed in five different candidacies.