What is at stake in Bolivia’s presidential election?

As Bolivia goes to vote on October 20, we look at the key candidates, the record of president Evo Morales since coming to power in 2006, and the regional implications of the verdict.

October 19, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

6.9 million Bolivians will go to the polls on Sunday, October 20, to vote for the next president of the country and their legislators. The elections in Bolivia have been the subject of much debate within the Andean country and across Latin America and the Caribbean, as the election will decide the future of the continuation of a project of transformation. In this explainer, we will take a deeper look at what is at stake in these elections, who the candidates are, and more.