The 2021 midterm elections will allow in saint Louis choose three national deputies, of the total of five seats that San Luis has in Congress, in addition to partially renewing the two chambers that make up the provincial Legislature.
The seats whose mandate expires on December 10 correspond to Karim Alume and Victoria Rosso, both from Front of All, and José Luis Riccardo, from the Radical Civic Union.
There will be a replacement of 23 provincial deputies (10 from Juan Martín de Pueyrredón department; three from Junín; three from Gobernador Dupuy; three from Coronel Pringles; three from Belgrano; and one from General San Martín) out of a total of 43 that the body has. AND four provincial senators will be renewed (Ayacucho, Belgrano, General Pedernera and General San Martín) of the nine that make up the Upper House.
There will be two appointments that the San Luis will have with the ballot boxes: on September 12, with the completion of the Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory Primaries (PASO), and on November 14, when the general elections for the consecration of the new legislators will take place.
These dates were modified by law after an agreement between the different political forces, which took into account the exceptional nature of the health emergency generated by the pandemic of coronavirus and they postponed the elections that were originally scheduled for August 8 (PASO) and October 24 (general).
The president of the San Luis Crisis Committee and candidate for deputy, María José Zanglá.
In national elections, the Chamber of Deputies will renew 127 seats. The one that risks the most is the opposition bloc: of its 115 seats, Together for Change renews 60. For the ruling party it will be the opportunity to nurture a legislative volume. With 119 deputies, 10 of his own quorum, he risks 51.
At Senate 24 benches will be up for grabs: 15 from the Frente de Todos, 8 from Together for Change and one from the Federal Interblock, which remained in the hands of María Alejandra Vucasovich, a replacement for the late Carlos Reutemann.
What is voted in San Luis
In the two rounds of national elections there is a registry of 34,330,557 citizens, according to data published by the National Electoral Chamber (CNE). That number represents an increase of 7.06% compared to the voters in 2019, which at that time were 32,064,323 citizens able to vote.
In these mid-term elections, there will be 393,472 Puntanos qualified to vote, which corresponds to 1.14 percent of the country’s total. The province of Buenos Aires continues to be the district with the largest electoral volume: with its 12,704,518 voters, it accounts for 37%.
Former governor Claudio Poggi will seek a seat as a deputy.
Will be presented three alliances and four parties to compete in the elections. San Luis Force, headed by the PJ and made up of 16 allied parties and movements, will take national deputies as pre-candidates to Maria Jose Zanglá in the foreground accompanied by Eduardo Mones Ruiz and Natalia Zabala Chacur, the three provincial government officials.
Mones Ruiz is the current Lieutenant Governor, Zanglá is head of the Pandemic Crisis Committee and Zabala Chacur is head of the Cabinet of the provincial government.
St. Louis Kingdom, formed by the Avanzar party, the PRO and the Democratic party supports the candidacy of the current national senator and former governor Claudio Javier Poggi in the foreground, accompanied by Karina Bachey and Nestor Ordonez. Bachey is a member of the PRO of Villa Mercedes and Ordoñez, a former Poggi official and advisor in the National Senate.
This alliance bears the name of San Luis Unido since by not reaching an agreement with the UCR cannot use the name of Together for Change.
Senator Adolfo Rodríguez Saá promotes the candidacy of the former mayor of San Luis Alfonso Vergés.
The Left Front and Workers-Unity goes to internal. A list is headed by Johana gomez firstly, accompanied by Juan Zárate and Eleonora de Panis. And in the other they appear Ornella dezzutto and Ibán Amado as references.
The UCR postulates two lists as pre-candidates for national deputies. One led by Hugo Rossi followed by Julia Moyano and Jorge Álvarez. Rossi is a councilor for the city of Villa Mercedes and was president of the UCR. The other radical list is headed by the current national deputy Jose Luis Riccardo accompanied by Elvira Quiroga and Carlos Andreotti.
The match Everyone together, whose referent is the national senator Adolfo Rodríguez Saá, presented in the first place of the list the former mayor of San Luis, Alfonso Vergés, accompanied by the former national deputy Berta Arenas and the Justicialist leader José Cristian Gil.
The match Free from the South has as candidate the current provincial deputy Joaquin Mansilla. Party candidates GEN are Eduardo Borkowsky, Sonia Abarca and Doroteo Gómez. And the New More leads the list to Ítalo Alberto Gallardo.