Edmundo González Urrutia, 74, did not expect to be the presidential candidate who would bring together the support of the main opposition parties. He was placed first to save the position on the electoral card while the opposition insisted on the nomination of Corina Yoris. However, Yoris’ registration was blocked by the National Electoral Council (CNE).

Given the expiration of the deadline to replace candidates, The opposition held an emergency meeting in which Manuel Rosales declined his candidacy and all the parties of the Democratic Unitary Platform (PUD) agreed to support Edmundo González Urrutia as the new representative of the Unity Card.

Edmund Gonzalez Urrutia was born in the State of Aragua, in August 1949, He is an internationalist by profession and has a master’s degree in Washington.

“We already have a candidate who “It has been supported by everyone, by all political parties, by good citizens,” exclaimed the opposition leader.Maria Corina Machado.

The parties A New Time and Progressive Movement of Venezuela They continue trying in the CNE to also support the candidacy of Edmundo Gonzálezin the midst of endless obstacles.

This Monday, April 22, 2024, The Supreme Court of Justice decided to hand over the Primero Justicia party, of Henrique Capriles, to the dissident José Brito, who received the electoral card and all the assets of the political organization.

Brito has been described by opponents as a traitor close to the regime of President Nicolás Maduro.

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/quien-es-edmundo-gonzalez-candidato-de-la-oposicion-para-elecciones-presidenciales-en-venezuela-rg10

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