Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The bill, promulgated last night by President Sebastian Pinera, rescheduled until May 15-16 the landmark elections of members of a convention to draft a new constitution, as well as of regional governors, local mayors and councillors.
- Campaigns will have to be interrupted and restarted two weeks before the new date.
- Candidates with more resources who can extend campaign funding are likely to benefit.
- New, stricter lockdowns will dampen efforts to kick-start the economy in the short term.