It will be the first year when Porteños elects the Prime Minister on the day of the presidential election. Although the official announcement comes in February when Horacio Rodríguez Larreta returns from vacation, the official confirmed that the elections will be unified. "It's good that we vote and we save money," said Rodriguez Larrett this morning on October 27th.
"I think it is good that we are voting together, saving money and that is why the date coincides with a national vote," said the head of the government, who emphasized that unification of elections allowed "spending half" of the money allocated to the elections and therefore "a good decision ".
Rodríguez Larreta has joined the definition yesterday by Governor María Eugenia Vidal, who also united provincial and national elections. Vidal and Larreta will try to support the worsening image of Macri, which is affected by the poor performance of their economic policies that will bring another year of recession.
"For the time being, the porters will vote on the same day as the presidential one and save money," the city manager said in a statement to Radio Mitru. In this way, in 2019, Buenos Aires will be the first year in which the Buenos Aires citizens will be elected head of government and president on that day, allowing last year's approval of a new electoral code approved by legislation.
On the other hand, he stressed that the provinces of Jujuy and Mendoza, which are run by Cambiemos, "have not yet announced the terms of voting" when they asked for speculation that they could be separated from the national elections.
However, he reminded that "every province is autonomous and governors decide when the options will be available.