Elections

October 1, 2022
Rafael R. Ioris

The leftist candidate is leading in the polls ahead of the election. But even if Lula wins, he will face many challenges.  

October 1, 2022
Laura Scofield and Matheus Santino / Agência Pública

In Brazil, the most interacted-with posts on social media contradict trustworthy information about Brazilians’ voting intentions.

June 14, 2022
Mikael Wolfe and Christian Robles-Baez

La segunda vuelta será una competencia estrecha entre izquierdista Gustavo Petro y el populista de extrema derecha Rodolfo Hernández, para quién los grupos tradicionales de poder van anunciando su apoyo.

May 30, 2022
Ociel Alí López

While Gustavo Petro secured a monumental first-round win, the historic defeat of conservativism does not guarantee a triumph for the Left in the second round.

May 28, 2022
Sita Bates

The leftist frontrunners in the May 29 presidential election have promised to prioritize environmental policies, including implementing a regional treaty to foster a sustainable economy.

May 26, 2022
Joshua Collins

Political polarization, demonstrations of power by armed groups, security threats, and false alarms as campaigns close a week before polls.

March 12, 2022
Sita Bates

In Colombia, women candidates for the presidency are using their campaigns to advocate against violence.

December 23, 2021
Romina Green Rioja

Elected on the heels of a historic movement against neoliberalism, president-elect Gabriel Boric will face high expectations and social movement pressure to deliver on his campaign promises.

December 22, 2021
Pablo Stefanoni

Gabriel Boric’s resounding victory halts the Right in Chile and throughout the region. Now, he must implement a progressive platform that enacts social change while defending human rights.

November 26, 2021
Dashiell Allen

Days before the elections in Honduras, many living outside the country worry they won’t be allowed to cast their ballots on November 28.

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