They closed the elections in Jump. In the last election of the year the candidate of the Saenz Governor Front, Gustavo Saenz and the Front of All, Sergio "Bear" Leavy, are those who have the greatest chance of winning the elections. The current president, Juan Manuel Urtubey, ends his management after 12 years at the helm of the Salteno government.
With the 92.62% of the counted tables, Saenz prevails with him 54.16% in front of 25.29% what does it achieve Leavy. Olmedo ranks third with the 15.79%, Lopez arrive at 2.49% and is in the fourth step, and Fernandez is in the last position with the 2.27%.
After winning in the STEP with the 42.81% of the votes Saenz is the favorite to keep the victory in the elections this Sunday. The Frente de Todos took 32.22%. Of those votes, 163,527 went to Leavy, who won the intern with 74.23%, while the current vice governor of the province, Miguel Isa, obtained 25.76%.
Leavy and Isa moved in tandem on the road that joined PASO with the general elections, committing themselves to show that they were united and followed the path marked by Alberto Fernandez and Cristina Kirchner nationwide.
According to the polls that they handled in the bunker of Saenz, current mayor of the city of Salta, this Sunday they could win the election by about 30 points. They expect an overwhelming victory against the unity of a part of Salon Peronism.
The saltenos choose their new governor, 11 senators and 30 provincial deputies, 60 mayors and 343 councilors. A total of 1,034,310 voters were eligible to vote in the 453 schools that opened to carry out the election.
The provincial elections in Salta are held through the Single Electronic Ticket System, questioned by different political forces, who consider him vulnerable. From the PJ they denounced that the elections “could be vitiated by nullity due to irregularities and computer failures”.
"If necessary, we will turn to the OAS Secretariat for Strengthening Democracy (SFD) to take action on the matter," explained the attorney of the PJ, Jorge Landau.
In a statement it informed "from the first minutes that people began to flow through the voting tables arranged throughout the territory" of Salta "the prosecutors and computer technicians of the PJ / FdT noted various irregularities that immediately brought to justice electoral competition. "
"Patterns stuck behind the voting table, irregularities with the vote of the blind, intimidation of our prosecutors, threats to voters of Sergio" Bear "Leavy before entering and leaving to issue the vote and the software vulnerability of the electronic voting system could be grounds for requesting the nullity of the elections in Salta ”, they added from the PJ.
In addition to Saenz and Leavy, in the election they compete Pablo Lopez, of the Left Front and of the Unit Workers (FIT-U); the national deputy Alfredo Olmedo, of the Olmedo Gobernador Front; Y Elia Fernandez, of the Great Front.
The governor of Salta, Juan Manuel UrtubeyHe said that tomorrow he hopes to meet who is elected today to succeed him in order to begin the transition process, and explained that he leaves "An orderly and fiscally balanced province".
"Tomorrow morning I hope to meet with the governor or elected governor, and be able to start the transition process as quickly as possible," said the Salteno president, who said the province still has "deficiencies in terms of structural poverty and lack of employment, product of adverse economic policies "which, he said," unfortunately from the province "could not" twist. "
Urtubey made these statements after casting his vote in the 4317 school "Lieutenant Colonel Calixto Gauna", in the town of Finca Las Costas, within the framework of the elections held in the province to define his successor, after 12 years of management.
He also said he lives this moment "with great joy", as "a new stage" that opens from now on. "Tonight, the people of Salta are going to have a new elected governor. We hope that people can vote with all freedom and joy," he said. Then, he added: "Salta has advanced in institutionality."
Meanwhile, he said that his mandate ends “in the framework of a very strong national crisis, which determines the work agenda and the fight against poverty.” Regarding poverty, he said that "Unfortunately today it is a pending issue throughout Argentina and much more in the north, due to historical inequality."