presidential elections

November 14, 2023
Verónica Gago and Luci Cavallero

Ultra-right politician Javier Milei will face Sergio Massa in a run-off election in Argentina on November 19 amid currency devaluation and growing indebtedness. A feminist analysis brings the stakes of the vote into focus.

El peronista Sergio Massa (izq.) y el libertario Javier Milei (der.) competirán por la presidencia en una segunda vuelta. (Marcos Corrêa / Palácio do Planalto / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 4.0 Deed). (Ilan Berkenwald / Flickr / CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed).
November 1, 2023
Mariano Schuster and Pablo Stefanoni, Nueva Sociedad

Peronism made a comeback in Argentina’s first-round presidential election. Libertarian Javier Milei failed to secure an outright win and now faces Sergio Massa in the runoff.

August 25, 2023
Emily Taylor

Bernardo Arévalo won Guatemala's runoff in a landslide but faces a troubled transition amid reported assassination plots and ongoing judicial maneuvers.

August 17, 2023
Vaclav Masek

Despite court intervention and legal persecution, a reformist candidate is favored to win the runoff over an establishment option. Judicial efforts to derail democracy still loom.

August 16, 2023
Pablo Stefanoni with Pablo Ospina and Franklin Ramírez / Nueva Sociedad

The assassination of a presidential candidate days before the country’s snap elections shocks Ecuador. How do we make sense of the violence?

August 4, 2023
Ociel Alí López

With two weeks to go before Ecuador's presidential elections, what obstacles does Correísmo face in defeating its right-wing opponents? Will Luisa González become Ecuador's first elected woman president?

August 4, 2023
Ociel Alí López

Faltando dos semanas para las elecciones presidenciales en Ecuador, ¿cuáles son los obstáculos que padece el correísmo? ¿Conseguirá la correísta Luisa González la victoria para convertirse en la primera presidenta electa?

June 8, 2023
Emily Taylor

Guatemala’s June 25 elections are troubled by anti-democratic backsliding and dominated by traditional elites, raising questions about their legitimacy.

June 18, 2022
Liza Schmidt

Ignored by the media and lacking a political machine to back her, the vice presidential candidate looked abroad to garner support. 

August 30, 2018
Rafael R. Ioris

With Lula in prison but leading in the polls, it’s anyone’s guess what Brazil’s October’s elections will bring.

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