PLD echelons meet to discuss poor showing in 2024 municipal election; focus now on presidential campaign

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The PLD Political Committee met on Tuesday, 20 February 2024 to analyze the party’s overall defeat in the municipal elections. The former ruling political party, the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) won 16 of 158 mayor seats in the 18 February election. The ruling Modern Revolutionary Party won 121 seats, up from 113 in the 2020 election.

The PLD is still reeling from the schism within the party, when in 2019 party president and three-term President of the Republic, Leonel Fernandez created the People’s Force to run in the 2020 presidential election. The PLD ran instead with its candidate Gonzalo Castillo, both separately losing to Luis Abinader of the PRM.

Since then, the former political party that controlled the Presidency and for the most part Congress and city governments from 1996 to 2020 (with just the exception of the government of Hipolito Mejia – 2000-2004)...

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I think that the PLD should start raising funds for the 2028 election campaign and forget about this years upcoming elections!
 
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