Americas This Week: September 3, 2022

September 3, 2022

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

A book with Chile’s constitution. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Felvalen (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Upcoming Americas Elections

Chile Constitutional Referendum: September 4, 2022

Simeon Tegel, The Telegraph (September 3, 2022): Chile set to reject ‘woke’ new constitution: Polls show that nearly half the electorate will vote against the new proposed constitution, with just a third expected to vote in favour

Lucas Perelló and Will Freeman, Foreign Policy (September 3, 2022): Why Chileans Might Vote to Keep Their Dictatorship-Era Constitution

Natalia A. Ramos Miranda and Alexander Villegas, Reuters (September 2, 2022): Chile’s constitution vote puts Andean country at historic crossroads

Daniela Mohor W., CNN (September 1, 2022): Chile is about to vote on one of the most progressive constitutions in the world. But consensus is crumbling

Chase Harrison, AS/COA (September 1, 2022): What to Watch in Chile’s Constitutional Plebiscite

Brazil General Elections (Presidential, Legislative, State, and Local): October 2, 2022

Andrew Rosati, Bloomberg (September 1, 2022): Lula’s Hope of First-Round Win Dims After Debate, DataFolha Says

BBC (August 29, 2022): Brazil election: Bolsonaro and Lula trade insults in first debate

Argentina Presidential and Legislative Elections: October or November 2023 (due)

Michael Stott and Lucinda Elliott, Financial Times (September 3, 2022): Fears of further Argentina turmoil following Fernández de Kirchner assassination attempt

CBS News (September 2, 2022): Cristina Kirchner, Argentina’s vice president, escapes unharmed as man tries but fails to shoot her at close range

Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald (August 31, 2022): Latin American leaders denounce ‘judicial persecution’ in Argentina, but are mum about dictatorships

Canada Federal Elections: By October 20, 2025 (various provincial and local elections in the meantime)

Steve Scherer, Reuters (September 1, 2022): Canada’s Conservatives set to embrace populist to take on Trudeau

Regional Analysis

Ryan C. Berg and Wazim Mowla, The Diplomat (September 1, 2022): Taiwan’s Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mary Speck, United States Institute of Peace (August 30, 2022): Will Other Central American Leaders Follow Nicaragua’s Authoritarian Lead?

Americas Elections Coming Up in 2022 and 2023

Chile Constitutional Referendum: September 4, 2022

Brazil General Elections (Presidential, Legislative, State, and Local): October 2, 2022

Peru Local and Regional Elections: October 2, 2022

Canada: Local Elections in Ontario: October 24, 2022

Canada: Local Elections in Manitoba: October 26, 2022

Canada: Local Elections in Prince Edward Island: November 7, 2022

Canada: Local Elections in Saskatchewan: November 9, 2022 (Rural Municipalities – even number divisions)

Canada: Local Elections in Northwest Territories: December 12, 2022

Guyana Local Elections: Overdue (date not set yet – preparations being made)

Ecuador Regional Elections: February 5, 2023

Jamaica Local Elections: By February 2023

Grenada General Elections: By March 2023 (due)

Paraguay Presidential and Legislative Elections: April 2023

Guatemala General Elections: June 2023 (expected)

Guatemala General Election Runoffs: August 2023 (expected)

Argentina Presidential and Legislative Elections: October or November 2023 (due)

Antigua and Barbuda General Elections: By 2023

Haiti Presidential and Legislative Elections: Delayed from November 7, 2021, no new date set

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