A vote foretold. September primaries gave a hint of what’s to come in Argentina’s November 14 midterms, and the Fernández government is likely looking at a loss of legislative power. In a Q&A, Juan Cruz Díaz, AS/COA special advisor, covers steps the governing coalition has taken to sway voters and how the elections could shape 2023 presidential tickets.
A race redrawn. Salvador Nasralla dropped out of Honduras’ presidential race last month, six weeks ahead of the November 28 election. Will his decision to back Xiomara Castro help the repeat candidate and wife of ousted ex-President Manuel Zelaya beat the governing party candidate and Tegucigalpa Mayor Tito Nasfura? Check out our poll tracker.
See our Election Guide to see what’s happening in other races, including Chile’s presidential elections.
A die cast. Nicaragua’s election is in the rear view and Daniel Ortega won another term, surprising no one. AS/COA’s Eric Farnsworth writes in Univision that the international community needs to reject the results “if only to discourage other budding dictators across the region from taking similar steps.”
Americas Quarterly explores how Latin America reacted to Nicaragua’s sham vote.