Primary, the center-right coalition chose Sebastián Sichel as its Last Database candidate, an independent with a Christian Democrat background who had voted for approval and served as a minister in the Piñera government. Sichel faced a rapid decline in his Last Database support after some stumbles in his campaign. And faced with his poor performance in the polls, with some predicting Kast to be more Last Database competitive in the second round, right-wing parties quickly abandoned a candidate they never truly felt their own (Sichel had repeatedly insisted he was not right-wing, but in the center).
Furthermore, it would Last Database have to be admitted that the "cordon sanitaire" between the traditional right and the world of Kast was quite porous and fragile. Thus, there is little doubt that, with more or less Last Database bucking, almost the entire institutional center-right will line up behind this project to face the progressive forces represented by the left-wing Last Database candidate, Gabriel Boric, in the runoff. Between rebellious hope and hunger for tranquility.
Boric and Kast represent two Last Database completely opposite poles, but not simply on the traditional left-right axis, but on what some have called a " democracy-order " axis and that is disputed around more horizontal forms of distribution of power versus forms more vertical. An axis that seems to have become the structuring element of the Last Database political debate since at least the outbreak of 2019. The social outburst released a strong wave of indignation, but its position on the left-right axis is diffuse. Despite the fact that several of the demands that emerged from it "sounded" to the left (social rights, environmentalism, feminism, etc.), the identity of the left was and continues to be weak in the country. According to data from the Last Database Center for Public Studies , the percentage of people who identified with some position on th.