In other words, despite the real improvement in several social indicators Country Email List (compared to those of the pre-Correa period, as far as official indicators allow us to see), in the final Country Email List years of the Correa government – when the price of oil was comparatively lower, there were reductions in employment in the public Country Email List sector and some cuts in some areas of the budget–, the citizen perception was that things were worse than before. Therefore.
Arauz was in the dilemma of championing the promise of going back to the Country Email List past when part of his potential electorate was dissatisfied with his material situation in that recent past. On the other hand, several of the potential Correísta voters were also willing to cast their vote for an alternative that would Country Email List represent a change in the confrontational rhetoric against social leaders and leftist forces critical of the Correa government. The outbreak of social protest in October 2019 was led by the Ecuadorian indigenous movement and was Country Email List produced in rejection of the elimination of the fuel subsidy as an immediate cause, but it included a broader questioning of the economic model implemented by the Moreno government. and a demand for greater social justice and equity.
Despite the complex correlation of forces within the indigenous Country Email List movement, Yaku Pérez emerged as Pachakutik's candidate and championed a diffuse discourse that combined environmentalism, social justice and rejection of neoliberalism. Pérez's presence on the ballot gave rise to a significant electoral setback for Correismo in Country Email List several key territories: Quito, the country's capital; Azuay, a province in southern Ecuador where Pérez had been elected prefect in 2019 leading an anti-mining environmental proposal; and all the provinces of the Country Email List central Sierra, where most of the country's indigenous population lives. Far from winning in a single round, as the most optimistic views predicted.