Argentina Makes History With Free Market Libertarian Elected As President

  • Libertarian candidate Javier Milei of the “La Libertad Avanza” (Liberty Moves Forward) party, will become the president of Argentina on Dec, 10. The free market capitalist obtained 55.86% of the votes, with 91.81% of the polling stations counted, a stunning victory for the right that resulted in the defeat of ruling party candidate Sergio Massa, who only garnered 44.13% of the votes.
  • “Today marks the end of a stage in my political life,” said left-wing Peronist Sergio Massa, admitting defeat after the Sunday’s election against Milei.
  • This Sunday’s election day saw a 76.37% turnout, the second lowest in history, following the 76.2% in 2007 when Peronist Cristina Fernández won.
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