Colombia: Juan Manuel Santos Enrolls as Candidate for Reelection


SpanishSantos and Vargas will present themselves today to the registrar to make the formal application to register, which will allow them to officially launch their candidacy and campaign for reelection. Colombia’s presidential elections will proceed on May 25.

This will allow the president, in scenarios and events where he doesn’t act as the head of state, to refer to his opponents and address them directly on everything related to the campaign.

According to recent polls, the electoral support for Santos oscillates between 25 and 30 percent.

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Only six days before congressional elections, the publicized registration is an attempt to boost the list of National Unity parties and other groups backing Santos’ reelection for a second term.

Source: El Tiempo.

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