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As of Sunday night, Federico Fico Gutierrez is the most stable candidate for president in Colombia. It’s not the first time that his name has appeared on an electoral ballot. In fact, he served as the councilor and mayor of Medellin. This was his first election in the national arena. The Team for Colombia coalition won more than two million votes. They believe he could be a candidate from the right-wing movements. Fico (47-year-old Fico), as he’s known is the principal opposition to Gustavo Petro. He was, with the Historic Pact, one of three candidates in the race that determined who would represent the three most powerful political forces.

The presidential election is just beginning , and whether the former mayor of Medellin is able to become the true counterweight to petrismo will depend on the alliances and talks which he will be able to forge from this point on. Not only will he be expected to bring together all the right-wing forces under his leadership, but also must be able to win over a segment of the electorate at the center that has been slashed on Sunday without any remarkable leadership. To accomplish , he must keep avoiding, exactly as he does so far with AlvaroUribe, in the same picture. The current open support for uribism is a first in 20 years. Instead of adding, it can subtract. “Federico Gutierrez faces a dilemma. He must be a part of the Democratic Center, Uribe’s political party. However, he also must convince the center that it is going to decide where it wants to move,” Yann Basset (an analyst and professor at the University of Rosario) says.

Fico’s first conquest was made on Monday, as the company moved towards an alliance with CD which is where uribism is a prime target. Oscar Ivan Zuluaga the former presidential candidate decided to retire, acknowledged his limited options for competing against him, and offered his support. Now it will be interesting to see if Uribismo’s entire group that has been left without any representative, follows his example. Uribe will be able to support his candidate in public and convince his voters through his presentation of the issues that are part of the Colombian left. This should not be a problem for him. of “security”, “order”, “opportunities” and “love of the country” already demonstrated that he adds votes. He confirmed this on Sunday at the electoral consulting the same way he did during his time at Antioquia’s office of the mayor, where he was also known as the sheriff from Medellin. While on a recent trip to Arauca (an area that has been particularly hit by violence), he stated “The bandits are in prison or in the grave.” Fico is very conscious of the Colombian right’s preferences, but that will not suffice for him.

“We are not in the year 2018, when the fear of left was effective, but this time, the voters are not influenced by fear,” Basset points out. Basset says Fico may not receive Uribe’s blessing due to the fact that Alvaro Uribe is not the absolute leader the country has had since 2002 which was the year that Uribe was elected president. The vote of Uribismo remain important to Gutierrez. “This victory (winning in the coalition) is also because of Uribism. Basset warns that his ability to negotiate will now be measured. He must convince the right, but not entirely on this alliance. Andres Mesjia Vergnaud, analyst, remarks on Fico’s relationship with the former president: “The great difficulty of Federico Gutierrez’s desire to win the votes of Uribismo but without the photo of Uribe, because it doesn’t suit him to become his presidential candidate.”

Gustavo Petro is left-leaning, while Gustavo Petro is right-leaning. However, Fico – if he can negotiate to convince Gustavo Petro to support him. Rodolfo Hernandez, who ran on his own, is currently running. Gutierrez must mention the accomplishments of the former mayor of Bucaramanga and millionaire builder Rodolfo Hernandez, if he is to fight petrismo.

Gutierrez will have a lot to negotiate before he thinks about possible presidential formula names. However the one thing Gutierrez does have is the support and cooperation of the other candidates for the Team for Colombia presidency. It’s not an insignificant amount. The two former mayors, Enrique Penalosa of Bogota and Alex Char of Barranquilla; the leader of the Conservative party David Barguil and Aydee Zarazo Aydee Zarazo, who is a Christian leader of the party, who make their decisions judiciously, according to the instructions from the lectern of his church.

The Conservative Party was strengthened, and was the party that won the most right-wing vote with more than two million votes. The Conservative Party also enjoys the backing of the U Party. This party had an outstanding vote in legislative with just over 1 million votes. The support of Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, who did not let many hours pass following the results of Sunday’s elections, to assume his defeat in the event of a potential confrontation with the votes of the right, will give Fico the chance to push forward in a sector of conservatism, but distances him from votes that could be cast from the middle. Alvaro Uribe from the past, who called his party to a gathering Tuesday night, said that Fico might risk the possibility of becoming a leader in the center party in exchange for being openly in love with Uribe.