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Political Parties Choose Presidential and Congressional Candidates for Costa Rica’s 2014 Elections

LADB Article ID: 79040
Category/Department: Costa Rica
Date: 2013-08-01
By: George Rodríguez

Costa Rica’s political parties are getting their act together for next year’s presidential and congressional elections. For their top tickets, some parties have gone through primary elections, while others have had only one nomination each, thus not needing to hold primaries and just having their respective assemblies ratify their nominee. So far, adding traditional, medium-size, and small political parties, the presidential offer in this Central American nation of just over 4.6 million people consists of 15 hopefuls.

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