Tuesday, September 14, 2021
After winning over 48.2% of the national vote in the 2019 general elections, the FdT’s vote share dropped to only 31.8%. Recriminations are rife within the government, as well as disputes over how to improve the FdT’s performance in the November midterms.
- Despite voter doubts about both large coalitions, leftist and rightist options are gaining limited traction.
- The business environment will remain unfavourable amid instability and the risk of another COVID-19 wave.
- Radical factions within the government will lack the resources to sustain clientelistic policies in an adverse economic situation.