Image of "pipón" (bureaucratic parasite, Country Email List in popular jargon) was devastating. The final slip was caused by the frustrated agreement with the Conaie, spread among drums and cymbals after the support of the leader Jaime Country Email List Vargas to Arauz, but quickly denied by the majority of the indigenous confederation. El recurso de la Contrarily, the young Arauz was too vulnerable in that field. His main dilemma was trying to distance himself from the burdens of the Rafael Country Email List Correa government without breaking with Correismo. That anchorage in the past was skilfully exploited by his contender, to the point of removing the patina of youth and renewal.
with which they Country Email List wanted to position him in the campaign. Even less with the presence of Pérez, who appeared not only as a real alternative, but as a renewal of political discourse and practice. Pachakutik forcefully took over the space on the Country Email List left and relegated Arauz to the space of the traditional forces. The Correismo candidate thus ended up identified with the past. On April 11, Arauz won above all on the Country Email List Coast, but lost in the Sierra and Amazon.
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