His candidate amount growing points and this is reflected in more serious surveys. If all goes as expected, will be the clear winner of the contest. Finally the big day arrives and you come out to vote early and meet the obligations entrusted to the campaign: transportation, point data, monitoring tables, in order. The atmosphere is good and, at the end of counting, the trends are confirmed: their candidate wins in a comprehensive and categorical. You celebrated modestly but can not hide his joy. He hugs his best friend and tells Agana, I knew we would win! But his friend, with a moderate joy and realism to the surface says, Todavia no! And then tells you something that looks terrible. Winning elections is that they have completed not help much, because it elects the rector and in these institutions the system is different and unique: voters choose a slate and the Board of Governors she can choose who you want in their actual knowledge. A few days after nine members of the Supreme Council met behind closed doors, his back to everyone and pick a candidate other than the winner, but that his fortune, was also on the shortlist.
You break the last poster had, gives him the shirts to the neighborhood and recycler vows not believe anymore in elections or anything else like it. This is not a story or fiction. It is the unpopular and discredited system of appointing lead in some Colombian universities, including the University of La Guajira. And to think that there are those who defend this procedure perverse. Defend it because it is a form of access charges even against the will of the masses. Poor things, because they begin to govern the people have a thousand ways to say no one likes them. And they are isolated as a tyrant who used fear and reject conviction. Rutto Alejandro Martinez is a renowned Colombian journalist and scholar whose articles are published on websites, newspapers and magazines in several countries. Recently he was awarded the Internet in modaidad. It is often invited to seminars and conferences in various cities.