One in all Puerto Rico’s largest political events will maintain a gubernatorial major after Rep. Jesús Manuel Ortiz of the In style Democratic Celebration introduced his candidacy
ByThe Related Press
November 27, 2023, 8:36 AM
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One in all Puerto Rico’s largest political events will maintain a gubernatorial major after Rep. Jesús Manuel Ortiz of the In style Democratic Celebration introduced his candidacy Monday.
Ortiz will face Puerto Rico Sen. Juan Zaragoza, who beforehand served because the U.S. territory’s treasury secretary.
Ortiz, who’s president of the In style Democratic Celebration, listed situations in Puerto Rico that he stated have been negatively affecting the island’s 3.2 million inhabitants.
“Restoration funds that aren’t used successfully, anguish from ready months for a health care provider’s appointment, the each day battle with a crumbling electrical system, lack of employment alternatives, the deterioration of important providers and so many different issues,” he stated.
The winner of the In style Democratic Celebration’s major will face the winner of the New Progressive Celebration’s major, wherein Gov. Pedro Pierluisi faces Jenniffer González, the island’s consultant in Congress. Additionally they will face gubernatorial candidates from different, newer events.
The In style Democratic Celebration helps the island’s present political standing, whereas the New Progressive Celebration helps statehood.