The presidential candidate for the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) Gonzalo Castillo, admitted his defeat in these presidential and congressional elections.
After several hours inside his offices with other members of the PLD, Castillo left at 12:00 midnight, and recognized the triumph of Luis Abinader, presidential candidate of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM).
Castillo described Abinader’s current advantage as irreversible, and wished him success in his government. ”
Along with Gonzalo was the vice president, Margarita Cedeño, and other members of the PLD Political Committee.
According to data from the Electoral Cental Board, Abinader has a 53% preference of the electorate; Gonzalo, 36%; Leonel Fernández 8%; while Guillermo Moreno has 0.9%.
“We want God to guide him, give him health and energy so that he can wisely administer our country and continue the paths of well-being and prosperity for all Dominicans … Thank all the Dominican people because with their participation they have consolidated the democracy of our country “Castillo said at midnight on Monday.