Rodolfo HernandezAn outspoken independent populist and businessman from outside major cities entered the final stages of the presidential campaign. Colombia This Sunday he was able to go to the second round to face the left-wing candidate Gustavo Pedro.
With a speech centered on corruption, without lowering himself in tone or form, the “engineer” caught everyone’s eye these days, as his followers recognize him. At the end of the campaign, he conducted his last public event: meetings with “Rodolfistas” at hotels in the Caribbean Cartagena de Indias and Barranquilla and pasting his campaign Ingrid BettencourtWho abandoned his presidential desire to support him.
“Today I have decided to support the only candidate who can defeat today’s system.” Said BotancourtThe candidate of the Oxygen Green Party, the intention to vote did not even reach 1% of the vote.
Beatoncourt and Hernandez share a common discourse on the fight against corruption and robbery and what traditional senators call “machines”.
The Green Oxygen candidate is the second person to step down after former Antioquia governor Luis Pérez, so he is leaving the election with six candidates seeking to reach Gaza Narino.
Criticism of “thief politicians”
Hernandez used his actions in the Caribbean to criticize “piracy politicians.” They promised that the country was “plunged into poverty”: “no matter how serious it is, we re-elect the same thieves every four years.”
The 77-year-old candidate argued that Speaking about himself in front of his followers was “respectable”, but about Pedro saying “he never worked: he didn’t work for 40 years, he left the state”.
He pointed to the right-wing Federico “Fico” Gutiérrez as “the oldest oligarchy, conservative and liberal, with these results against the desire for change that Colombians now have.”
Upward trendEngineer“Or old manHernandez, the candidate for the governorship of the League of Anti-Corruption, received 5,948,162 votes, 28.18% of the vote, as 99.62% of the vote was counted on Sunday afternoon, as his followers affectionately call him.
PetroHe has been campaigning for four years in practice, topping the polls with 8,512,519 votes, or 40.33% of the vote.
Second place Hernandez The rivalry between rocked the Colombian political scene PetroRepresentative of the left aspiring to come to power for the first time and the successive “Figo” of the right and Europism.
Proposals by Hernandez
The candidate who was the mayor of Bukharamanga, a medium-sized town in the northeast of the country, does not want to define his positions on the right or left and announcements about his actions seek to make an impact and garner votes.
If Hernandez is elected president, he will make donations to those in need, as he did when he was mayor of Bukharamanga, and suspend indefinitely the operation of vehicles and other equipment for the use of senators and delegates. To the room ..
He will also sign a decree repressing the Presidential Councils, giving more functions to the post of Vice President of the Republic.
Equally Will significantly reduce the operating costs of the administration’s headquarters in Casa de NarinoAnd for this reason will suspend the operation and use of aircraft, helicopters, vehicles and other equipment designated for the use of the President, Vice President and Ministers.
Further I will never reuse the Cartagena Illustrious Guest House or the Hoto Grande Hasinda, It is located on the outskirts of Bogot and presidents meet with their government committees to plan all sorts of strategies.
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