‘A new Chile’: political elite rejected in vote for constitutional assembly | Chile | The Guardian

Chile’s established political elite has been roundly rejected at the polls six months ahead of a pivotal presidential election, as the country turned to a progressive new generation to write the next chapter in its history.

Resounding victories for leftist and independent candidates saw rightwing politicians crash to dismal electoral defeats alongside those with links to Chile’s transition to democracy.

Source: ‘A new Chile’: political elite rejected in vote for constitutional assembly | Chile | The Guardian