Gabriel Boric won Chile’s presidential election Sunday, becoming the country’s youngest leader at the age of 35 after his rival conceded defeat.
Boric garnered 56% of the vote compared to 44% for his opponent, right-wing populist Jose Antonio Kast.
“I am going to be the president of all Chileans,” Boric said in a brief televised video conference call with outgoing President Sebastian Pinera. “I will not rule alone within four walls.”
“We all hope you have a good government,” Pinera replied after inviting Boric to a meeting on Monday, which the newly elected president quickly agreed to.
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