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Guillermo Lasso begins his administration with the highest percentage of acceptance since the return to democracy

Guillermo Lasso Closes His Presidential Campaign in Guayaquil
GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR - APRIL 08: Presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso waves at supporters during the closing event of his presidential campaign at Yatch Club Naval on April 8, 2021 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. (Photo by Gerardo Menoscal/Agencia Press South/Getty Images)

Guillermo Lasso , the current president of Ecuador , broke with the stigma that a banker , Catholic and conservative would become president. What’s more, right now he is the president who begins his administration with the highest acceptance rate since the South American nation returned to democracy in 1979.

With the elections held in 1978 and called by the Supreme Government Council, Ecuador returned to the constitutional channel and overcame the last military dictatorship in its recent history. Since then, the Andean country has governed 14 presidents, of which 10 were elected and 4 were constitutional successions.

The pollster CEDATOS assures that the recently inaugurated president Guillermo Lasso exceeds, to date, the acceptance that Rafael Correa and Jaime Roldós achieved at the time, and that they were considered the highest in the last 40 years.

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