The leader of Chega announced this Saturday eight candidates for the next municipal elections in the district of Porto, where André Ventura believes that the party will have “a great result”.
“We made this trip to Porto to announce several candidates for the Porto district, some of the most populous chambers in the country”, declared André Ventura to journalists on arrival at the headquarters of Chega in Porto, inaugurated this Saturday next to the Mercado do Bom Sucesso.
The leader of Chega promised that “within 15 days” he should return to Porto to announce the candidate for the city council, adding that the process is still pending. is not “fully closed”.
Ventura also said that he hopes to have “a great result ”in the district of Porto in this year’s municipal councils, to be held in September or October.
“We are convinced that in the most populous regions of the country – Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Setúbal – we will be able to have a great result and we will be able to reverse the cycle these elections in our favor, ”he added.
For the municipality of Maia, Chega announced this Saturday André Pedro Almeida, president of the Chega council. The candidate announced to the Matosinhos Chamber was Israel Bridges, president of the municipality of Chega de Matosinhos and businessman.
For the municipality of Paços Ferreira, the candidate presented was Cátia Rafaela dos Santos. For the municipality of Penafiel, the candidate announced was Carla Silvestre, lawyer, for the municipality of Santo Tirso the candidate is Joana Guimarães, deputy of the district of Chega in Porto, and for the Câmara da Trofa the candidate is Rui Pedro Costa, businessperson.
Chega also announced Maria do Carmo Lopes, civil servant, for the Chamber of Valongo and António Luís Vilela, president of the Chega municipality in Penafiel and real estate consultant for Vila do Conde.
“We are going to present these candidates, because we understand that it was important to give a national signal also that the party is united in the struggle that we want to have in these municipalities, “said Ventura, assuming that he wants” a third place “in the elections, thus justifying the party to be” making this effort to be in the whole country “.