Surprises in the mayoral elections.
Elections to Mayors of the capital cities of the country
National Registry, these are the candidates chosen to direct the main cities of Colombia for the period 2020-2023.
In Bogotá, Claudia López became the first woman elected by popular vote to reach the City Hall, she is 49 years old, she has a degree in Finance, Government and International Relations from the Externado University of Colombia, she has a Master's degree in Public Administration and Urban Policy at Columbia University in New York.
Medellín, Daniel Quintero Calle took advantage of the scrutiny and finally took the mayor of the capital of Antioquia, is 38 years old, is an electronic engineer from the University of Antioquia, a specialist in finance and a master in business administration. He focused his proposal as an applicant for this position in education and security, promises a mix of operability with cutting-edge technology and a wide social offer.
In Cali, Jorge Iván Ospina, the candidate of the Green Alliance, is the second time he has served as mayor. He is a surgeon and specialist in health management. He was senator for the same party, director of the hospitals Carlos Holmes Trujillo and University of the Valley. He was secretary of health and secretary of government of Cali, also departmental adviser of peace.
In Barranquilla, Jaime Alberto Pumarejo, studied business administration in the United States and has a master's degree in Spain. He has been secretary of Atlantic development and mobility of Barranquilla. In addition, he was Minister of Housing in 2017.
In Bucaramanga, Juan Carlos Cárdenas is independent and, as he pointed out in the campaign, intends to follow the legacy of former Mayor Rodolfo Hernández. Your government will have three fundamental pillars: ethics, ecology and economics.
In Cartagena, William Jorge Dau Chamatt, is a lawyer specializing in tax law and was backed by the Save Cartagena movement.
In Cúcuta, the candidate of the Green Alliance Jairo Tomas Yañez Rodríguez, is an architect, works in the area of clay. Ensures that with a different work methodology and social culture, the city will emerge from the crisis.