Nicaraguan elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nicaraguan elections


Nicaragua's Ortega rules out early elections

Jul 08, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega breaks his silence on the proposal by the influential Catholic hierarchy to bring forward the elections scheduled for 2021 to March 2019

MOVE ELECTIONS. A supporter of embattled Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega holds a placard reading "Let's go to the Polls. (Ortega) Till 2021" during the government-called "Walk for Security and Peace" in Managua on July 7, 2018. Photo by Marvin Recinos/AFP

Nicaragua's Ortega wins 3rd straight term, with wife

Nov 08, 2016 - 8:52 AM

Government and electoral officials describe the vote as a great exercise in democracy conducted in calm – despite the torching of one rural polling station

3RD STRAIGHT TERM. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (R) and his wife Rosario Murillo wave after voting in Managua during the presidential election on November 6, 2016. Photo by Rodrigo Arangua/AFP