Update on the wishy-washy municipal elections

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With few candidates willing to be vocal about their municipal government plans, this has been a disappointing municipal electoral campaign nationwide. For many, though, the campaign is welcomed as a positive one for the absence of noisy campaign parading and filling of cityscapes with political propaganda. Political parties receive billions in taxpayer money for their campaigns.

As an editorial in Diario Libre published on 26 January 2024 had observed the candidates seem to fear screwing up if they air their views. Diario Libre complained that ruling party candidates were not accepting invitations to be interviewed. A party spokesman would subsequently deny there was a party order in place ordering candidates not to sit for interviews.

In some cities such as Puerto Plata, for instance, there are no political posters in the Central Park. No one would know the...

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JD Jones

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"absence of noisy campaign parading and filling of cityscapes with political propaganda"

A big step in the right direction.
 

El Hijo de Manolo

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"absence of noisy campaign parading and filling of cityscapes with political propaganda"

A big step in the right direction.
I don't know where there has been absence of the idiotic caravanas, because they have been reggeatoning their way through Cab for weeks. How do you get the vote of the commoners if you don't parade through the streets playing reggeaton? It's a requirement along with some gasoline for your 100 dollar moto and a bottle of rompe creta (375ml Of course)
 

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I don't know where there has been absence of the idiotic caravanas, because they have been reggeatoning their way through Cab for weeks. How do you get the vote of the commoners if you don't parade through the streets playing reggeaton? It's a requirement along with some gasoline for your 100 dollar moto and a bottle of rompe creta (375ml Of course)
Same here in Jarabacoa , very loud and large parages of cars, motos, blaring music...etc. Yesterdayvwas the governing party
 

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I don't know where there has been absence of the idiotic caravanas, because they have been reggeatoning their way through Cab for weeks. How do you get the vote of the commoners if you don't parade through the streets playing reggeaton? It's a requirement along with some gasoline for your 100 dollar moto and a bottle of rompe creta (375ml Of course)
In Montellano continuous parties and campaigning by Héctor Almonte including one pass with Abinader.
More party with Bachata music coming up Feb. 14
 
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