Alert: 2023 Local Elections

Message for U.S. Citizens
Alert: 2023 Local Elections
February 5, 2023

Location:  Nationwide

Event:  Ecuadorian citizens and residents will head to the polls February 5 to vote in local elections and on eight referendum questions to modify Ecuador’s constitution. The elections are expected to be peaceful, but demonstrations can happen at any time. You should exercise caution near polling stations.

During this time, please take the following actions:

  • Avoid crowds.
  • Exercise caution near polling stations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Consider alternate routes.