Americas

June 1, 2024

A weekly review of news and analysis of elections in the Americas, usually posted on Saturdays and occasionally updated throughout the week.

The Zócalo, Mexico City’s main square. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Uwebart (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Upcoming Americas Elections

Mexico General Elections: June 2, 2024

Matthew Kaminski, Politico (June 1, 2024): ‘The Most Important National Security Issue Facing America, With the Least Amount of Attention’

Jason Marczak, Atlantic Council (May 30, 2024): What to watch in Mexico’s elections: A supermajority and a superpower

Benedict Vigers, Gallup (May 29, 2024): Mexico Votes: 5 Things to Know Ahead of the Election

Megan Janetsky, AP (May 28, 2024): What to know about Mexico’s historic elections Sunday that will likely put a woman in power

Venezuela Presidential Election: July 28, 2024

Regina Garcia Cano, AP, (May 30, 2024): As Maduro shifts from migration denier to defender, Venezuelans consider leaving if he is reelected

Regina Garcia Cano, AP (May 29, 2024): Venezuela revokes invitation for European Union mission to observe presidential election in July

Genevieve Glatsky, New York Times (May 28, 2024): Briefly Open to a Fair-Looking Election, Venezuela Reverses Course Again

Michael Penfold, Americas Quarterly (May 28, 2024): Political Guarantees for All Are Crucial to Venezuela’s Election

Sint Maarten Snap Parliamentary Elections: August 19, 2024

Loop News (May 28, 2024): Sint Maarten gearing up for snap election in August

Haiti General Elections: Long Overdue

Al Jazeera (May 29, 2024): Haiti transitional council names Conille prime minister amid gang violence

Past Americas Elections

El Salvador Presidential and Legislative Elections: February 4, 2024

AFP (June 1, 2024): El Salvador’s ‘all-powerful’ gang-busting President Bukele sworn in for second term

Nelson Renteria, Reuters (June 1, 2024): El Salvador’s Bukele starts second term, promises “medicine” to cure the economy

Canada General Elections: September 20, 2021

Kyle Dugan, Politico (May 27, 2024): If you think Biden has troubles, just look at Trudeau

Zac Morgan. The National Interest (May 26, 2024): Canada Releases Report on Chinese Election Interference

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