Q: Voters turned against the conservative bloc of President Sebastián Piñera in Chile's municipal elections on Oct. 28. The conservative Alianza bloc won 37 percent of the votes for mayoral and city council positions, while the leftist Concertación garnered 43 percent. Conservatives also lost control of areas including central Santiago, the capital's Providencia district and the city of Concepción. Turnout was only 41 percent in the election, which was the first in decades in which voting was not mandatory. Why have voters become disenchanted with conservatives despite the country's brisk economic growth? What do the local elections foreshadow for next...

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