No clear leader as Costa Ricans vote for new president
fact file at http://insidecostarica.com
Costa Ricans pick a new president Sunday from a field of four candidates, none of whom have a clear lead in the polls, and with nearly a third of voters undecided. Some 3.1 million will choose a successor to President Laura Chinchilla in the country Costa Rica’s general elections in February 2014 Costa Ricans head to the polls today for the 2014 general elections. Here are some basic facts about today’s elections: All Costa Ricans who are at least 18 years of age are eligible to vote.
Costa Rica Votes!
Costa Ricans today decide on a new president. There are 13 candidates to choose from. But only five have any chance of being elected. The frontrunners are the PLN’s Johnny Araya, the Frente Amplio’s José María Villalta and the ML’s Otto Guevara. Costa Rica Presidential vote is very important for its North American neighbors and of course in Central America. Central America is an area of 524,000 square kilometers (202,000 sq mi), or almost 0.1% of the Earth’s surface. As of 2009, its population was estimated at 41,739,000. It has a density of 77 people per square kilometer.