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Costa Ricans Go to the Polls to Elect a New President

Written by Roy RojasTranslated by Silvia Viñas On 2 February 2014 @ 19:21 pm | No Comments

In Citizen Media, Costa Rica, Elections, Latin America, Politics, Quick Reads

Glenda Umaña, a Costa Rican journalist who is covering today's presidential elections [1], comments on Facebook [2] [es] and Twitter:

I found my name on the electoral roll. I'm so excited about voting that I'm in tears!

This is part of the electoral party that is currently taking place in Costa Rica.

Costa Ricans are using the hashtag #VivoMiVoto [7] to share reports and photographs.

You can also follow today's vote live online through streaming by Canal 7 [8] [es] and Onda UNED [9] [es].

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URL to article: https://globalvoices.org/2014/02/02/costa-ricans-go-to-the-polls-to-elect-a-new-president/

URLs in this post:

[1] today's presidential elections: https://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/02/01/costa-ricas-presidential-election-is-an-unexpectedly-tight-race/

[2] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=643953208973809&set=pb.116942331674902.-2207520000.1391363460.&type=3&theater

[3] #CNNTICO: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23CNNTICO&src=hash

[4] @cnnee: https://twitter.com/CNNEE

[5] pic.twitter.com/RHua1KrN8L: http://t.co/RHua1KrN8L

[6] February 2, 2014: https://twitter.com/glendacnn/statuses/430034353507532800

[7] #VivoMiVoto: https://globalvoices.org https://twitter.com/search?q=%23VivoMiVoto&src=hash

[8] Canal 7: https://globalvoices.org http://www.teletica.com/en-vivo.aspx

[9] Onda UNED: http://www.ondauned.com/vivo.php

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