The Argentine election rulebook: a guide to understand what’s coming
The convoluted nature of Argentine politics can make them hard to follow for any outsider. One thing that surely helps is to know the rules, but they are hardly ever spelled out anywhere even if everyone likes to play to their limit.
So now that the coalition-building season is over and the campaign for 2019 is truly underway, here’s our handy summary of the 2019 Argentine election rulebook and its implications. What positions are up for a vote, how the winners are decided, how many rounds of voting we’ll end up seeing and all the strategies built around Argentina’s voting laws.