On the first official day of election campaigns for mayor of Guayaquil, the four candidates began their tours, while municipal officers made a control of the electoral propaganda.
The four candidates began their election campaigns differently. Two of them preferred walks and the others chose caravans and concentrations. Throughout the day an incident occurred between municipal officers and pro-government people.
The candidate for PAIS, Viviana Bonilla, opened the day with a press conference accompanied by her candidates for councilors; including Carlos Luis Morales, María del Carmen Alman, Gustavo Navarro, Rommel Salazar, and Luis Monge. She nnounced some of her 45 proposals campaign and called her council members to “walk around the city as if they have no vote.”
Candidate Eduardo Alvarez (Pachakutik party), toured the “four blocks” market in the southern- center of the city, with 12 militants who carried colorful banners, using a megaphone to spread the proposals of the candidate to the traders.
Meanwhile, the current mayor of Guayaquil, Jaime Nebot, who goes for reelection by the PSC- MG party, toured his Works around the city. He said that in his campaign will work and serve to people, so he will not have problems meeting its obligations as mayor and performing his activities as a candidate.
The fourth candidate, Balerio Estacio, that runs hosted by the Socialist Party, made a walk through the Isla Trinity, south of Guayaquil.