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Feb
06
2014
News Article
On 2 February, none of the presidential candidates in Costa Rica reached the minimum percentage of votes prescribed by legislation to win the election (40%). Therefore, a runoff will be held on 6...
Feb
06
2014
News Article
En Costa Rica, el domingo 2 de febrero ninguno de los candidatos a presidente alcanzó el porcentaje de votación que establece la legislación para llegar al poder (40%). La decisión final se conocerá...
Feb
04
2014
News Article
Election primaries have the capacity to improve the quality of democracy by engaging citizens and political party members more in the political process of candidate selection. On 23 – 24 January,...
Feb
04
2014
News Article
Los días 23 y 24 de enero de 2014, se realizó en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana el Seminario Internacional “Elecciones Primarias en América Latina y República Dominicana: experiencias, balance y...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
Around 4.6 million Salvadorans are eligible to cast their votes in the presidential elections on 2 February for the 2014-19 term. The latest opinion surveys indicate that the contest will be close...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
Alrededor de 4.6 millones de salvadoreños podrán votar en elecciones presidenciales el próximo 2 de febrero para el período 2014-2019. Los últimos sondeos de opinión indican que la contienda será...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
On 2 February 2014, Costa Ricans will cast their votes in elections for the President of the Republic, two vice-presidents, and 57 deputies to the Legislative Assembly (LA).
Jan
28
2014
Feature Story
El próximo 2 de febrero los costarricenses están convocados a votar en las elecciones nacionales. En esta ocasión se elige al Presidente de la República en conjunto con dos vicepresidentes y 57...
Jan
23
2014
Feature Story
Las pasiones futboleras ya comienzan a espumar y, a la par, se cocinan luchas políticas. Este 2014 será de intensa actividad electoral en la región. Más de 50% de la población latinoamericana está...
Jan
23
2014
Feature Story
Just when football passions start to simmer, fights for political power in Latin America are also in the making because 2014 will be a year of intense electoral activity in Latin America. More than...
Jan
03
2014
Feature Story
2013 was an intense year in Latin America, full of important developments, including the death of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro’s succession via tight and questioned elections; Rafael Correa’s re-...
Jan
03
2014
Feature Story
Plagado de importantes acontecimientos, 2013 fue un año intenso en América Latina. La muerte de Hugo Chávez y la sucesión de Nicolás Maduro, en elecciones ajustadas y cuestionadas. La reelección de...
Jan
22
2013
Commentary
Since 2011, International IDEA has led a global initiative called “Protecting Legitimacy in Politics”, looking at the threats transnational crime pose to the legitimacy of democratic politics around...
Feb
14
2012
News Article
Elections are an essential feature of representative democracy, but can also involve conflict. If elections go beyond debate and get out of hand, it can result in election related violence. The...