Six countries in Central and South America elect new presidents in 2019. Elsewhere in the Americas, Justin Trudeau will be vying for a second term as prime minister when Canada holds federal elections on October 21. Additionally, Guyana—which is on track to surpass Mexico and Venezuela to become Latin America’s second-largest oil producer in the coming decade—will also hold general elections in 2019 at a still-to-be-determined date.
Explore our individual guides via links below:
- ARGENTINA: August 11 primaries, October 27 general elections, November 24 runoff
- BOLIVIA: January 27 primaries, October TBD general elections, runoff TBD
- EL SALVADOR: February 3 general election, March 10 runoff
- GUATEMALA: June 16 general election, August 11 runoff
- PANAMA: May 5 single round
- URUGUAY: October 27 general elections, November 24 runoff
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