The call was made by the Citizen Participation Corporation. There were three candidates who did not attend.
Patrick Alarconbusinessman; Andres Castilloattorney; Elena Colomacouncillor; Jessica Jaramillolawyer; Wilson Merinosocial activist; Medardo Oleas, attorney; Y, Javier Ortizalso a lawyer, met in a hotel in Quito, the Friday February 17, 2022.
Their names are active on social networks and, although they have not formalized itthey sound like possible pre-candidates for Mayor of Quitoin the sectional elections of February 2023.
It was the Citizen Participation Corporation that planned the meetingin which at a table, in the shape of a ‘u’, these actors from politics, private enterprise and society they exchanged ideas.
Ruth Hidalgo, executive director of Corporación Ciudadana, asked potential candidates if they would be willing to unite across trends and thus achieve the next elections there will be no more than 15 candidatesas happened in 2019, when Jorge Yunda, mayor removed in 2021, won the elections with 20% of the votes.
Those who attended the meeting said that they would be willing to join forces and exchange their ideass and city projects.
“I proposed the unit on a city project. Unity under the guidelines of honesty and transparency with democratic sectors”, said Jéssica Jaramillo, on her Twitter account, along with photos of the meeting that it was handled in reserve and without access to the press.
the ones that weren’t
Peter Freire, former presidential candidate; Pabel Munoz, assemblyman; Y, Fernando Carrion, urban planner, did not go to the appointment, despite being invited. (AVV)
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