Nearly 80% of Chileans voted to draft a new constitution, but less than two years later, about 62% chose to reject the draft in a plebiscite on September 4. Ana Zorita explains why.
2022 Constitutional referendum in Chile
More than 61% of voters rejected Chile’s new constitution. This was a punishment for the Gabriel Boric government’s inability to address the problems of the people, write Taroa Zúñiga Silva and Vijay Prashad.
Right-wing groups ran a campaign of disinformation to undermine support for the “Yes” vote in Chile's constitutional referendum, reports Ana Zorita.