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Monday, December 05, 2022

Rejection of new constitution exploited in Chile with 6.4% investigation

Option to reject proposal for new constitution in referendum held this Sunday In Chile it takes advantage with 62.9%, compared to 37% who submit the option to approve the text with 6.4% of votes counted.,

It is planned that Chilean President Gabriel BourqueProvide a National Series message once the result is known, regardless of the winning option.

in the Magellan area, where the counting stopped an hour earlier and is the original area of ​​the President, The percentage in favor of “Approve” is 40%, while “Reject” is 60%, with more than 80% of the votes counted.,

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in presidential election This Boric. was more than 60% in favor of,

During the day, the president repeatedly called for unity from Monday. “I can guarantee that our will and our action, regardless of the outcome, will call for a broad national unity of all sectors, organisations, civil society and political parties,” he said.

On Monday, he plans to receive the President of the Senate, lvaro Elisalde (Socialist Party), and the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Ral Soto (Party for Democracy), on the Palacio de la Moneda (Seat of Government).

Voting is compulsory for the first time and during the day Long lines have formed in different cities of the country.Hence, higher turnout is expected than usual.

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If approved, the text will replace the current Magna Carta, Inherited from the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973–1990) and a neoliberal nature,

If rejected, the existing Fundamental Law will continue to apply, although Boric has already declared that, in that case, Will organize a new constitutional process and fulfill the mandate of the October 2020 referendumIn which about 80% of Chileans called for constitutional change.

More than 15.1 million citizens were called to vote from 8:00 a.m. (12:00 GMT) to 6:00 p.m. local time (22:00 GMT) To accept or reject a proposal for a new constitution drafted in a year by a convention elected after a wave of protests in 2019,

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