Who Has the Edge in the Dominican Republic Presidential Race?

José Alfredo Rizek V., local partner at DRT International Law Firm & Alliance in Santo Domingo: “The Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) recently proclaimed Gonzalo Castillo as its presidential candidate for the May 2020 elections. What ended being a two-way race between Castillo and President Fernández saw the newcomer achieve more than 50 percent of the votes cast in 25 out of 32provinces in the country, with huge support in the rural areas where President Medina has devoted a lot of energy through his more than 260 ‘surprise visits’ over the last seven years…»