The Primary legislative elections (PASO) they left several peculiarities to analyze, even 48 hours after its development. Among the data that were presented, the low involvement from voters on Catamarca, something that was remarked from the Electoral Justice and worries in the province. In detail, a total of 134,270 Catamarcans did not attend al dark room, one of the higher data a Nacional level.
For weeks it had been anticipated that participation in these elections would be low, according to The Aconquija. This is due to a series of factors that affected the presence of voters, such as social discontent over the pandemic and fear of the possibility of contagion. Finally, the predictions were fulfilled and almost 41% of the electoral roll was not present in the elections.
The expected total of eligible voters for the first round was 327,569 people over 16 years of age. Of that number, some 134,270 did not show up in the darkroom, while another 182,595 did. In this way, 59.1% of the Catamarca electoral roll did go to vote on Sunday in PASO 2021. It should be remembered that in 2017, participation had been 70%.
The results of the Primary in Catamarca
Once the polls were closed, the votes were processed and after the first official results were issued, it was learned that the Frente de Todos was imposed in Catamarca. With a difference of 20 points, the former governor and candidate for national senator, Lucía Corpacci, won a large victory. Meanwhile, in national deputies, his partner Silvana Ginocchio heads the list with 51.34%.
In these STEP, the Frente de Todos was able to impose itself against the opposition forces of the province, something that it also achieved in Salta. However, at the national level the ruling party lost in 18 of the 24 jurisdictions, being Catamarca one of the few in which the scenario favored them. In fact, the governing coalition suffered a severe setback in the province of Buenos Aires, in the City and even in Santa Cruz, among other districts.