Elections

May 7, 2015
Angeles Rodríguez-Domínguez

What is behind the controversy in El Salvador's recent elections?

April 17, 2015

Setbacks for the ruling MAS party in Bolivia’s subnational elections show that voters want more local democracy and accountability, without necessarily rejecting the MAS political project.

November 25, 2014
Paul Dosh, Julia Smith, and Ximena Rodríguez Medina

Susana Villarán's electoral defeat in Lima is instructive for left-wing leadership in Latin American cities where the left remains weak.

October 30, 2014

A report from Bolivia's highland provincial capital of Achacachi, on the elections and the continuing contradictions of Bolivia’s “process of change.”

September 29, 2014
Roque Planas

After Obama's mishandling of this Summer's influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the border, will Democrats win back the trust of Latino voters?

July 8, 2014
Debbie Sharnak

The "No a la baja" campaign in Uruguay protests a new law coming to vote that would lower the age of criminal responsibility, unfairly pinpointing adolescents as the perpetrators of crime and insecurity.

March 14, 2014
After ARENA's accusations of fraud in the El Salvador presidential election, Ramiro Fúnez talks with an international election observer who state that "these elections were as clean and transparent as they could possibly be."
March 7, 2014
Upcoming run-off elections in El Salvador and Costa Rice look positive for social democratic candidates. Sánchez Cerén and Solís take their policies to the polls. 
March 7, 2014
Cecca Ochoa

This Sunday, March 9th, El Salvador will elect its next president in a run-off election. A look at the FMLN in historical context and the progress of democracy in El Salvador. 

May 7, 2013
Zoë Clara Dutka

In the wake of a close electoral race launched hastily after Hugo Chavez’s death in March, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro finds himself facing a nation taut from the reactionary smoke-and-mirrors conflict surrounding the legitimacy of his 1.8% margin victory.

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