“Thanks to all the people who were working for the good change. Today we accept reality of a second round and we’re not there,” were the first words from Guevara at the Hotel Herradura.
This is Guevara’s fourth attempt at the presidential chair, and fourth time he has lost the election. In addition, the Movimiento Libertario dropped to only 3 legislators in the Legislative Assembly.
The ML, founded in 1994, and under the leadership of Guevara grew to obtaining 20% of the vote and electing 9 legislators in 2010, up from 9.1% and six legislators in 2006, 1.7% of the vote in 2002. In 1998 Guevara was elected legislator for the ML.
In the Feb 2, 2014 elections, Guevara obtained 11% of the vote.