Message for U.S. Citizens
Alert: 2023 Local Elections
February 5, 2023
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.
- U.S. Embassy Quito, Ecuador
Ave. Avigiras E12-170 y Ave. Eloy Alfaro
- U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil, Ecuador
Santa Ana St. and Jose Rodriguez Bonin Ave., San Eduardo
- State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
- Ecuador Country Information
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