Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz

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Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz
Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz Asamblea Legislativa (cropped).jpg
Deputy Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica
In office
1 May 2014 – 12 February 2018
Preceded byLuis Fishman Zonzinski
Succeeded byAlexandra Loría Beeche
ConstituencySan José (17th Office)
Personal details
Born
Fabricio Gerardo Alvarado Muñoz

(1974-05-30) 30 May 1974 (age 44)
San José, Costa Rica
Political partyNational Restoration Party (2005-2018)
New Republic Party

Fabricio Gerardo Alvarado Muñoz (born 30 May 1974) is a Costa Rican singer, undergraduatre journalist and politician. He was once a deputy in the Legislative Assembly, representing the San José Province. He is also a musician, having released a number of songs in the Christian genre.[1] A member of the conservative National Restoration Party (and its only lawmaker for the 2014–2018 period) he was also the party's presidential nominee for the 2018 general election, ultimately losing to Carlos Alvarado Quesada .[2][3] According to the BBC, his campaign gained in popularity because of his opposition to same-sex marriage.[4] Alvarado Muñoz is a devout Evangelical Christian.[5][6] On 23 October 2018 Alvarado announced his resignation to National Restoration Party and the start of a new party named New Republic.[7]

Electoral performance[edit]

Presidential[edit]

Election Candidate First round Second round
Votes % Position Result Votes % Position Result
2018 505,214 24.91% Increase 1/ - 822,997 39.21% 2 Lost

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Periodista y cantante cristiano, Fabricio Alvarado, es candidato a diputado". CRHoy. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  2. ^ Ojo al Voto. "Gerardo Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz". Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. ^ Cubero, Alexandra (17 January 2018). "Fabricio Alvarado se suma entre los cinco favoritos". La Republica. p. https://www.larepublica.net/noticia/fabricio-alvarado-se-suma-entre-los-cinco-favoritos-segun-encuesta. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Costa Rica election: Gay marriage debate dominates campaign". BBC News Online. 4 February 2018. p. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42938510. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  5. ^ Ávila, Laura (4 January 2018). "Fabricio Alvarado, el aspirante evangélico que pasó a liderar encuestas tras el fallo de la Corte IDH" (in Spanish). El Financiero. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  6. ^ Pérez González, Karla (4 January 2018). "Un cantante evangélico quiere gobernar en Costa Rica" (in Spanish). Diario de Cuba. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  7. ^ Madrigal, Luis. "Fabricio Alvarado renuncia a Restauración Nacional: "Su cúpula me vio como una amenaza"". Delfino. Retrieved 24 October 2018.