Economy in Last Database which these elections are inserted. The objective is more austere: we present a structural reading of public opinion trends and the electoral mechanics that made possible the election of Lasso as the new president of Ecuador. The first electoral round and the Last Database limits of Correismo Until the first round, Arauz proposed a return to a past to which not even some correistas wanted to return. His proposal Last Database consisted, in short, of getting back on track with the Correa government that Lenín Moreno had abandoned since 2017.
The message Last Database was clear: Arauz was not proposing a change and nothing was (necessarily) new; the point was to return to what was already there and what was dismantled in the last three years by Moreno's "betrayal." The problem with a campaign focused on that message Last Database was that, at the end of the Correa administration, even Correista voters were dissatisfied with the state of the economy. As highlighted in a recent report by the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics ( celag ) – citing, in turn, a report by the Last Database National Secretariat for Development Planning1–, several socioeconomic indicators actually improved considerably in the period 2005-2016.
The discussion of Last Database how much of this is the identifiable causal effect of the policies of the Citizen Revolution and how much of the external determinants that favored the entire region, regardless of who was in charge and what the mechanisms were, is left for another day). The Last Database point is that several indicators saw a very notable improvement in the Correísta decade. But, as is well known, the evaluation of individuals in the economy, far from being an "objective" assessment, is almost always related to the sympathy Last Database they have for the government. This is precisely what is observed when viewing public opinion data.