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Costa Rica’s elections tribunal blames the Super Bowl for low voter turnout abroad

Last Sunday's presidential election marked the first time that Costa Ricans could vote from abroad. But not many of them did -- and part of the problem might've been the major event occurring that same day in the United States, the Super Bowl.

Turnout low in first vote abroad, as Tico expats prefer Luis Guillermo Solís

Nearly eight out of 10 Costa Ricans registered to vote abroad in Sunday's presidential elections decided to stay home. This is the first time Ticos could vote from other countries, and the turnout was less than stellar.
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