Chile heads for polarised race for president as conservative Kast and leftist Boric make it through first round

//Chile heads for polarised race for president as conservative Kast and leftist Boric make it through first round

Chile heads for polarised race for president as conservative Kast and leftist Boric make it through first round

Chile faces its most divisive election since the return of democracy in 1990 after conservative Jose Antonio Kast and leftist Gabriel Boric made it through to next month’s presidential run-off.With almost 100% of ballots counted, Kast had 28% of the vote in Sunday’s first round followed by Boric with 26%, according to data from electoral body Servel. Chileans will return to the polls on December 19 for the second round.At stake is the future of Chile’s investor-friendly economic model, which…

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