One day after the legal deadline for government officials to resign from their positions in order to participate in next year’s parliamentary elections, the Palacio de la Moneda finally confirmed the departure of 12 authorities.

As reported by La Moneda through a press release, there are two undersecretaries, two mayors and 8 governors.

The first authority to leave his post is the Undersecretary of Finance Francisco Moreno (UDI), who presented his resignation yesterday to the minister of the portfolio, Ignacio Briones. In principle, Moreno would have the intention of being a member of the constitutional convention, although palace sources detailed that he could run for the Chamber of Deputies.

The Undersecretary of Regional Development (Subdere), Juan Masferrer (UDI), will also leave to seek a seat in the Lower House to represent the O’Higgins region, where he is from.

In the Ñuble region, Martín Arrau (UDI) will leave the Intendancy. And in Biobío, the mayor Sergio Giacaman, also presented his resignation, to dispute the quota that the deputy Enrique van Rysselberghe will leave in the Chamber.

La Moneda confirms that 12 government authorities resign their positions to compete in next year’s elections

One day after the legal deadline for government officials to resign from their positions in order to participate in next year’s parliamentary elections, the Palacio de la Moneda finally confirmed the departure of 12 authorities.

As reported by La Moneda through a press release, there are two undersecretaries, two mayors and 8 governors.

The first authority to leave his post is the Undersecretary of Finance Francisco Moreno (UDI), who presented his resignation yesterday to the minister of the portfolio, Ignacio Briones. In principle, Moreno would have the intention of being a member of the constitutional convention, although palace sources detailed that he could run for the Chamber of Deputies. In his replacement, Alejandro Weber, current national director of the Civil Service, will take over.

The Undersecretary of Regional Development (Subdere), Juan Masferrer (UDI), will also leave to seek a seat in the Lower House to represent the O’Higgins region, where he is from. In her place, María Paz Troncoso was appointed, who worked as head of the Regional Development Division of the same division.

In the Ñuble region, Martín Arrau (UDI) will leave the Administration, and will be replaced by Cristóbal Jardua, seremi of the MOP. And in Biobío, the mayor Sergio Giacaman, also presented his resignation, to dispute the quota that the deputy Enrique van Rysselberghe will leave in the Chamber. In his position, Patricio Kuhn was appointed, who served as Biobío Regional Councilor for the province of Concepción.

Changes in governorates

At the governorate level, there were eight changes. In Iquique, Rodrigo Guagama, a Commercial Engineer from the Arturo Prat University and an MBA from IEDE, will take over as Álvaro Jofré; in Antofagasta: Nalto Espinoza, graduated from Sociology of the

Universidad del Norte, replacing Katherine López; and in Elqui Marcelo Gutiérrez, who served as Chief of Staff of the Serviu de Coquimbo, replacing Gonzalo Chacón.

Then, in Colchagua, Manuel Cuadra was appointed, Ministerial Regional Secretary of Mining in the O’Higgins Region, who will take over as Yamil Ethit.

In Talca, Jaime Suárez, who was

He served as Head of the Government Development and Industry Division

Regional del Maule, he was appointed to replace Felipe Donoso.

In the government of Diguillín, Roger Cisterna was appointed, who served as Regional Ministerial Secretary of the Economy in the Ñuble Region, replacing Enrique Rivas.

Pía Sandoval, who served as Chief of Staff of the Serviu de la Región de Ñuble, will take over in the government of Punilla, replacing Cristóbal Martínez.

Meanwhile, in Chiloé, Pedro Andrade, who served as Provincial Head of Education of the Ministry of Education in Chiloé, will take over from Héctor Bórquez.

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