Jose Horacio Rodriguez is out; recognized as one of the best deputies ever

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Youth political leader Jose Horacio Rodriguez of Opción Democrática did not get the necessary votes to be reelected. The way the system works, his political party, running with his sister Virginia Antares Rodriguez for President, did not gather the minimum votes so Jose Horacio could keep his seat in the Chamber of Deputies.

In 2020, he had won running for the position for Alianza Pais and its presidential candidate Guillermo Moreno. In January, Guillermo Moreno would ally with the PRM in his quest for the Senate seat with the backing of President Luis Abinader. The PRM voters did not vote for Guillermo Moreno who lost to Omar Fernandez who had indirectly received the backing of Jose Horacio Rodriguez when Jose Horacio backed the Rescate RD alliance. At the time, he sincerely said he backed the alliance so the PRM did not fully dominate Congress. Opcion Democrática had its own...

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windeguy

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But his picture was on the ballot. One would not even have to be able to read his name in order to vote for him.
 

Lucifer

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It's too bad he lost, as he's a breed apart from the usual money-hungry, good-for-nothing politicians.