Ecuador’s February 4 referendum: What’s at stake?

Only ten months after electing Lenin Moreno to continue the policies of Rafael Correa, Ecuadorian voters are being asked to repudiate several of them in a seven-question public referendum. Voters across the country go to the polls February 4 to vote “yes” or “no” questions submitted by President Lenin Moreno. The questions — one of which would bar Correa from running again for president — have sparked heated debate, pitting supporters of Moreno against those of Correa, touch on a number of topics that will shape Ecuador’s political future. Moreno makes his announcement On September 18, President Moreno announced on…

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