PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day

April 4, 2018

One treasured aspect of a Costa Rican Election Day is the access voters have to candidates and other leaders as they vote at their local polling places… if they can make it through the crowd of reporters, that is.

After watching some of the pushing and shoving in pursuit of the best comments or photographs, The Tico Times decided to step back and capture some of the frenzy. Take a look.

Costa Rica's 48th president, Carlos Alvarado, as a tiny speck in the background. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Carlos Alvarado is interviewed by journalists on Election Day. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
President Luis Guillermo Solís. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Roberto Delgado Webb / The Tico Times
President Luis Guillermo Solís ready for a video on a cellphone. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Newly elected Vice President Epsy Campbell posing for the cameras. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
National Restoration candidate Fabricio Alvarado at the Vicente Lachner High School in Cartago on Election Day. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez @jjimenezfl / The Tico Times
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