Directorio Legislativo

Post electoral: Presidential elections in Colombia

On June 19, the run-off of the presidential elections in Colombia took place. With 100% of the votes counted, the leftist coalition Pacto Histórico, led by Gustavo Petro, was the winner with around 11.2 million votes, obtaining 50.44% of the total. The candidate obtained a difference of 3.13% (approximately 700,000 votes) in relation to his opponent, Rodolfo Hernández, who obtained 47.31%. The new president will occupy the Casa de Nariño next August 7 and his term of office will last until 2026.

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