PLD and FP decide to keep their presidential candidates; agreements on the congressional level


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Feb 20, 2019
Abel Martínez, Leonel Fernandez and Miguel Vargas / Diario Libre

Despite pleas by supporters for the choice of a single presidential candidate backed by the followers of former President Danilo Medina (Dominican Liberation Party) and those of former President Leonel Fernandez (People’s Force), nothing was accomplished and the two kingpins of the former ruling party will be campaigning solo for the presidential seat.

As occurred in the case of the recently finalized municipal election, the larger contending political parties in the Dominican Republic announced two electoral blocks for the presidential and congressional election scheduled for 19 May 2024.

The RD-Avanza alliance is led by the ruling Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) and presents President Luis Abinader as the presidential candidate.

The PRM announces reaching an alliance with 22...

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