Friday, December 2

Kast and Boric will contest a ballot for the presidency of Chile between extremes

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Chile voted for the extremes in the first round of the presidential elections: the right-wing José Antonio Kast and Gabriel Boric will contest a polarized ballot.

With 88% of the tables scrutinized in the elections held this Sunday, Kast, a radical right, and Boric, a left-wing candidate, are the ones who add the most votes and will contest the presidency of the country on December 19.

closet, a 55-year-old lawyer, married and father of 9 children and who shows sympathy with the de facto government of Augusto Pinochet, adds at the moment the 28% support, for him 25% from Boric, a 35-year-old former student leader who seeks to be the youngest president in Chilean history.

The liberal Franco Parisi it is third with just over 13%.

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