The rejection of the new Constitution of Chile was imposed with 61.87% of the valid votes in today’s plebiscite against 38.13% in favor of approval, when 99.86% of the official scrutiny had been completed.
After knowing the result, President Gabriel Boric called on the political leaders to listen to “the voice of the people”, which was expressed “strongly and clearly” in the consultation, and anticipated that he will make changes in his cabinet.
At the same time, he summoned leaders of the political parties and of the two chambers of Congress to analyze tomorrow afternoon the continuity of the constitutional process.
“You have to listen to the voice of the people; This decision requires our institutions to work until we arrive at a proposal that interprets us all, that gives confidence,” said the president in a message to the country. “This decision requires our institutions and political actors to work harder, with more dialogue, with more respect and affection, until we arrive at a proposal that interprets us all, that gives us confidence, that unites us as a country,” he said. the.
The yearning for change and dignity require our institutions and political actors to work with more commitment, dialogue, respect and affection, until we arrive at a proposal that interprets us all. Here we go. Long live democracy and long live Chile! pic.twitter.com/f5rQv2G5mJ
— Gabriel Boric Font (@gabrielboric) September 5, 2022