The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A total of 3,078,321 people will decide the next president of Costa Rica in the February 2014 elections, said the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE).
According to the TSE in a statement, the electoral roll rose by 7.4%, which means a total of 212,104 new voters over the last election in 2010.
The current electoral roll totals 1,535,869 men and 1,542,452 women.
This is the first time that Costa Ricans living abroad, totaling 12,654, had the opportunity to be enrolled in one of 41 Central American country’s consular offices.
TSE data show that countries in which most Costa Ricans were registered to cast their vote are the United States (8,316), Canada (484), Mexico (418) and Spain (368).
TSE data indicates that the counties with the most voters are central San Jose with 228,847 voters, the Central Alajuela province with 185,688, and Central Cartago province with 113,463.
Other statistics of note is that a total of 49,963 naturalized citizens can vote and 513 of the voters are older than 100 years of age. (EFE)
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