Nayib Bukele (Photograph) arrives at the elections this Sunday, 4th, in El Salvador, in an unprecedented condition in modern democracies: In an election that appears to be clean and democratic, the current president arrives with an advantage of almost 75 percentage pointswhich makes any opposition to his government obsolete.
A survey by the University Institute of Public Opinion (Iudop) indicates that the party’s candidate New ideas it would have 81.9% of voting intentions. The Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), the main socialist front in the country, would be in second place with 4.2% of preference.
Other polls differ in number, but not in the finding that Bukele should become a hegemonic president. O Center for Citizen Studies points to an advantage of 69.9 percentage points; a third survey points out Bukele with 70% of voting intentions.
In addition, mayors and the country’s Legislature will be elected — where the president’s party should become almost omnipresent. Polls indicate that Novas Ideias should take, alone, 57 of the 60 seats in the National Congress.
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