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Chile Vamos

Chile Vamos (In spanish for "Let's go Chile") is a Chilean political coalition of four centre-right and right-wing parties. The coalition was created on 29 January 2015 by the general secretaries of the Independent Democrat Union, National Renewal, Democratic Independent Regionalist Party and Political Evolution.[5] However, in late 2019, Independent Democrat Union froze their membership with the coalition because of major disagreements with some policies of their fellow parties.[6]

History

On August 2, 2014, during the National Council of National Renewal in Santiago, the party chairman, Cristián Monckeberg, called his group together with the UDI and then political movement Evópoli to refound the Alliance under the name Coalition for Freedom. Negotiations were also held with the Independent Regionalist Party so that it would join the coalition, which concluded in December 2014 with the creation of a new coalition agreed to contest the municipal elections of 2016, and the presidential, parliamentary and regional councilors elections of 2017.

The new coalition was made official on January 29, 2015, and the process of finding a name for the new referent began.

In August 2015, the four member parties agreed to submit two lists for the election of councilors in 2016: one consisting of RN and UDI, and the other composed of the PRI and Evópoli. The same month, the name "Levantemos" (Let's get up) emerged as the name that generated greater consensus within the coalition as its mark. However, the name generated a controversy with the NGO Desafío Levantemos Chile, which expressed its rejection by the similarity of the name and logo. Since the opposition bloc argued that the name of the coalition is not yet formalized, and that "Levantemos" is only one of the options to consider.

The name "Chile Vamos" was decided on 4 October 2015.[7]

Composition

Party Spanish Leader
UDI 2017 (recorte).svg Independent Democratic Union Unión Demócrata Independiente Hernán Larraín
Renovacion Nacional 2014.svg National Renewal Renovacion Nacional Cristián Monckeberg
Evópoli2.png Political Evolution Evolución Política Felipe Kast
PRI Chile 2019.png Democratic Independent Regionalist Party Partido Regionalista Independiente Demócrata Alejandra Bravo

Political council

The coalition has a political council with 47 members: 16 independents, 10 from National Renewal, 10 from the Independent Democratic Union, 6 from Political Evolution and 5 from the Independent Regionalist Party.[8][9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Partido Renovación Nacional - Partidos, movimientos y coaliciones - Historia Política - Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile". www.bcn.cl. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "What the victory of centre-right Sebastián Piñera in Chile's presidential election means". The Ecomomist. 19 December 2017. Retrieved 2020. Sebastián Piñera of the centre-right Chile Vamos (Let's Go Chile) coalition trounced his centre-left rival, Alejandro Guillier, a senator and former television anchorman, by 55% to 45%.
  3. ^ Gabriele Meiselwitz, ed. (2018). Social Computing and Social Media. Technologies and Analytics: 10th International Conference, SCSM 2018, Held as Part of HCI International 2018, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 15-20, 2018, Proceedings, Part II. Springer. p. 301. Two political coalitions participated in the primary elections: "Chile Vamos" (Right-wing coalition) and "Frente Amplio" (Left-wing coalition).
  4. ^ "Profile: Chile's President Sebastian Piñera". BBC. 18 December 2017. Retrieved 2020. The conservative billionaire, who represents the right-wing Chile Vamos coalition, was previously president between 2010 and 2014.
  5. ^ "UDI, RN, PRI y Evópoli firman acuerdo para la creación de una nueva coalición política". La Tercera. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ Blume, Florencia (December 20, 2019). "La UDI y Chile Vamos". La Tercera (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ http://rbb.cl/cxyr
  8. ^ Unión Demócrata Independiente (December 2015). "Orgánica "Chile Vamos"". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "UDI incorpora a Kast, Bellolio, y a ex timoneles a consejo político de Chile Vamos". La Tercera. 2015-12-18. Retrieved .

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