Every year, new figures outside the traditional partisanship disembark to measure themselves at the polls. And 2021 will not be the exception.
Publication date: July 22, 2021, 08:30 am
As every year, outsiders join the lists of traditional parties. Photo: archive
Like every election year, there are characters who do not come from politics who join the lists of the traditional parties in Argentina. This time there are media, businessmen, doctors, economists, singers and journalists.
The first one that surprised is Facundo Manes. After feinting for several seasons, the neurologist embarked on the adventure of politics hand in hand with radicalism. And it generated a fierce intern in Together for Change -From now on “Together” to dry- by internal supports. Must face Horacio Rodríguez Larreta and his dolphin in Diego Santilli in the PASO of the Province of Buenos Aires.
The Economist Martin Tetaz leaves the microphone and his columns on radio and television to run as a candidate in the City of Buenos Aires and will second Maria Eugenia Vidal in Together.
Ricardo López Murphy made public the names of some of the candidates who will accompany him in the September PASO (Photo: Ricardo López Murphy).
Businessman Roberto García Moritan, also known as Pampita’s husband, is running as a candidate for legislator for the City of Buenos Aires on the list of United Republicans. In the political alliance that leads Ricardo López Murphy the scientist also appears Sandra Pitta and the specialist in commercial matters Franco Rinaldi.
Facundo Manes will be head of the list of Deputies of Together in the Province.
The journalist Carolina Losada he also grabbed the pole and jumped. The Santa Fe left journalism and is now going to be a candidate for Senator for Together in Santa Fe. The journalist and media Amalia Granata, current provincial deputy, she will also compete for a place in the senate.
Brian Lanzelotta joined the Federal Party. (Photo: Twitter / miguelsaredi).
But the list goes on. The media Cinthia Fernandez, the analyst Gustavo Segré, the theatrical entrepreneur Ariel Diwan, Barber Ruben Orlando or the former Big Brother and singer Brian Lanzelotta they are just some of the media who also want to compete for a place in Argentine politics.
The outsiders are here to stay and they go for everything.