Evidence of Costa Rica´s solid Democracy
Last Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 local government elections were held in Costa Rica. Such local administrative units are known as Municipalities. The mayor of a total of eighty-two Municipalities as well as other political positions within them was elected by direct voting of citizens living in each territorial subdivision known as ¨Cantones¨.
This was the fifth election process since a legal reform launched in 1998 which granted more responsibility and direct control over territorial, political, and administrative matters to local governments. The process was a success.