After an intense day of negotiations, around 9:00 p.m. Union for the Fatherland announced “a unit list”, canceling the candidacies of Daniel Scioli and Wado de Pedro.
Through Twitter, the party’s account Union for the homeland public; “Our candidate for president will be Sergio Massa and will accompany him as a vice-presidential candidate Augustine Rossi” the tweet also added “We recognize the companions Peter’s Wado and Daniel Scioli who bet on the unity of Peronism, putting the collective before the individual”.
— Union for the Homeland 🇦🇷 (@unionxlapatria) June 23, 2023
Prior to the formal announcement, the governor of La Rioja, Ricardo Quintelahad revealed that on Thursday he had a meeting with alberto Fernandezthe governors of Catamarca were also present, Raul Jaliland from Santiago del Estero, Gerardo Zamora. The man from La Rioja revealed to Radio Diez: “It was a good, positive dialogue, and from what they said, the President said: ‘Well, I propose that you propose Massa and I put the vice president’. That was the conversation.”
Daniel Scioli, and Wado de Pedro, were the two candidates who would have gone to the inmate during the PASO. The interior minister was the candidate chosen by Cristina Kirchner and was going to be accompanied by Juan Manzur, the announcement of his candidacy was made less than 24 hours ago. While the Brazilian ambassador had launched his official candidacy less than a week ago.
Agustín Rossi is not far behind either, like Massa and De Pedro, the chief of staff had launched his candidacy. However, and unlike the two officials mentioned above, his position in the government passes to that of vice president.