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Gabriel Boric Becomes Chile’s Youngest President Aged 35

Gabriel Boric Becomes Chile's Youngest President Aged 35
Gabriel Boric Becomes Chile’s Youngest President Aged 35

 

Touchaheart Nigeria reports that former student activist, Gabriel Boric becomes Chile youngest president elect after winning the elections at age 35.

 

After an early concession from his far-right opponent, José Antonio Kast, on Sunday night, December 19, Gabriel Boric was declared the winner of Chile’s presidential election.

 

Kast conceded defeat just over an hour after the polls closed, with around half of the votes tabulated.

 

Gabriel Boric Becomes Chile's Youngest President Aged 35

 

After most of the votes were counted, Boric, a leftist candidate, won with 56% while Kast trailed him with 44% of the votes.

 

Boric was a former student protest leader who advocated huge protests in Chile in 2019 and 2020 over inequality and alleged corruption.

At 35-years-old, Boric is the youngest president in Chile’s history.

 

Gabriel Boric Becomes Chile's Youngest President Aged 35

 

In a phone call with outgoing President Sebastián Piñera, Boric said he would do his “best to rise to this tremendous challenge”.

 

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