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Four keys to understanding Costa Rica’s upcoming elections

Friday, January 19, 2018

Costa Ricans will head to the voting booth on Feb. 4 to choose their next president and 57 members for the Legislative Assembly – and polling trends suggest that a significant percentage of them will make their final decisions just weeks, days, or possibly hours before they make their mark on history.

Four elements are the key to understanding the electoral process in Costa Rica, where 3.2 million people will be eligible to choose among 13 candidates for the presidency.

Source: AFP