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On June 16, for the first time in Guatemalan history, citizens had the opportunity to exercise their right to vote from outside their country as a result of 2016 electoral reforms. IFES has been working alongside the Supreme Electoral Tribunal throughout the reform implementation process.
On June 11, "She Leads" alumna Chanthy Hoy spoke on a side panel at the United Nations Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She spoke of the potential of women with disabilities to achieve and thrive in positions of leadership and how it is incumbent upon the international community to continue to support programs that instill a sense of self-worth and confidence in young women.
Elections by the Numbers
On June 16, citizens of Guatemala went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 160 deputies to the Congress of the Republic, 20 deputies to the Central American Parliament, 340 mayors and approximately 3,965 municipal councilmembers. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Guatemala: 2019 General Elections.
On June 9, citizens of Kazakhstan went to the polls for an early presidential election, which will become a defining moment of 21st century Kazakhstan, affecting political life at all levels and citizen interaction with their government for years to come. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Kazakhstan: 2019 Early Presidential Election.
On May 21, Malawian citizens went to the polls for general elections. This was only the second time that Malawi conducted presidential, parliamentary and local government elections on the same day. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Malawi: 2019 Presidential Election.