And they’re off!

February 4, 2018

A voter prepares to cast his ballot at a polling station in San José during Costa Rica’s national election, on Feb. 04, 2018. Polling stations opened in Costa Rica bright and early this morning for the first round of the Central American country’s presidential election, which is being buffeted by a debate on gay marriage, as well as elections for the Legislative Assembly’s 57 seats.

Stay tuned for our continuing coverage as the day’s events unfold. Catching up? Check out our election coverage here. Have photos or news to share from your community? Message us or visit us on Facebook (TicoTimes), or on Instagram or Twitter (@TheTicoTimes).

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