2021 Latin American Elections

In 2021, ten countries in Latin America hold elections—five of them presidential contests—while reeling from the pandemic's devastating impact. AS/COA tracks these elections through articles, poll updates, podcasts, and more. 

Ecuador: February 7, April 11 presidential runoff 
El Salvador: February 28
Chile: May 15–16 Constitutional Convention delegates, local, and gubernatorial elections; June 13 gubernatorial runoffs; July 18 presidential primaries; November 21 general elections; December 19 presidential runoff
Peru: April 11 general elections, June 6 presidential runoff
Mexico: June 6 midterms, August 1 corruption referendum
Argentina: September 12 primaries, November 14 legislative elections
Paraguay: October 10 local elections
Nicaragua: November 7 presidential elections
Venezuela: November 21 regional and local elections
Honduras: November 28 presidential elections


Meet the Candidates: Chile

Several presidential hopefuls have already thrown their hats in the ring for Chile’s November election.

Meet the Candidates: Peru

After last year's impeachment turmoil, Peruvians will likely choose one of these candidates as their next leader.