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A Guide to 2018 Latin American Elections
In 2018, the three biggest countries in Latin America—Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico—elected new presidents. But those weren't the only ones where voters went to the ballot box in a year that saw sweeping political change across the region.
Explore our individual guides via links below:
- BRAZIL: October 7 presidential and legislative elections, October 28 runoff
- CHILE: Elections took place in 2017 with the new president taking office March 7, 2018
- COLOMBIA: March 11 legislative elections, May 27 presidential, June 17 runoff
- COSTA RICA: February 4 presidential and legislative elections, April 1 runoff
- CUBA: April 19 presidential transition of power
- EL SALVADOR: March 4 legislative elections
- MEXICO: July 1 presidential and legislative elections
- PARAGUAY: April 22 presidential and legislative elections
- UNITED STATES: November 6 legislative elections
- VENEZUELA: May 20 presidential election
AS/COA tracked the votes through articles, poll updates, podcasts, and programs.