Saturday , October 16 2021

Usually internal elections are held at MPN – Télam

The internal ones will be defined between the Blue list, led by Governor Omar Gutiérrez, and the list of Violeta, led by the provincial vice governor, Rolando Figueroa.

Gutierrez left for re-election with the current president of the Banco Provincia de Neuquén, Marcos Koopmann Irizar, as a vice presidential candidate, while Figueroa tried to reach the governor with lawyer Carla Castiglione.

After voting, Gutiérrez, in a dialogue with the press, assured that "the election process has begun with total normality. Tables in the province have been opened in time and in form, so we enjoy this happiness is democracy in Neuquén province."

In addition, he stressed that MPN is "the only political project that chooses its candidates to face and face citizen participation in this country and this is the result of stories that we respect and who have taught us that candidates are chosen to build, to listen to what his ideas, the thoughts of people from Neuquén, to translate them into proposals and election platforms ".

"This raises and produces the legitimacy of a political project and it is no less than expressing dreams, hopes, beliefs and hopes in a party that has become motorization and transformation, making destiny come true, the greatness of this beloved province," concluded the governor.

Today the position of governor, deputy governor, provincial representatives, candidates for 57 communal leaders (including the city of Neuquén), board members and school counselors will be selected.

According to the MPN voter list, 420,000 people from all provinces, both affiliated and independent, can vote and, on this occasion, the authorities define the possibility of voting for young people aged 16 and 17 included in voter registration.

Election day starts at 9 and will close at 18 at 631 polling stations in 133 schools.

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