Moreover, the results suggest that Chile’s next president, to be elected in November, may not come from either of the two coalitions that have dominated politics since 1990.
- The convention’s composition, which was at odds with all forecasts, will itself increase uncertainty.
- The emergence of leaders able to broker agreements across ideological lines will be key for the convention’s success.
- The economic effects of the constitutional convention will be apparent in 2022, rather than this year.
- A member of the Communist Party is likely to be a strong presidential contender in November.