Three majority parties; Miguel Vargas’ PRD is downgraded

Dolores

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There will now be only three majority parties in Congress. These will receive the lion’s share of political party funding – Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), People’s Force (Fuerza del Pueblo – FP), and the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).

The fourth majority party into the 2024 election, the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) and its presidential presidential candidate Miguel Vargas received but 0.45% of the vote. In the 2024 electoral year, the PRD as a majority party had received RD$500 million in funding from the National Budget for their political campaign activities, the same as the PRM, FP and PLD.

Speaking during the post-election coverage of the presidential election, political analyst Rosario Espinal said that the PRD has gone the way of what she calls the “dominating party political system” that has prevailed through the years in the Dominican Republic. She was referring to...

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Juan Bosch

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The JCE needs some serious reform when it comes to the funding of political parties...RD$500 million pesos is downright thievery of the National Budget...
 
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JD Jones

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Bye Miguel.

I agree, Juan. Even 10% of that is too much.