Chile’s Constitutional Reform Effort Isn’t Over

Chile’s Constitutional Reform Effort Isn’t Over
Chilean President Gabriel Boric arrives at his office at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Sept. 5, 2022 (AP photo by Matias Basualdo).

In October 2020, nearly 80 percent of Chileans voted in favor of rewriting the country’s constitution. On Sunday, over 60 percent of them voted to reject the document that resulted from that process. But this weekend’s result does not reflect a change in public opinion regarding whether the current constitution should be reformed.

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