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Chile: The Day After the Municipal Elections

Categories: Latin America, Chile, Elections, Politics

Last night's municipal elections were unusually interesting. First, they took place in the context of social unrest and mobilization. Second, polls aside, they were a real test of the government's popularity. Third, they were the first elections to take place under a new system of automatic registration and voluntary voting.

Robert L. Funk [1] analyzes Chile's municipal elections, which were held on Sunday, October 28, 2012.