It”s unlikely that one presidential candidate will get enough votes to outright win Sunday’s election [File: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters]
Guatemala City – When Guatemalans cast their ballots in Sunday’s general election, thousands of their compatriots will continue their harrowing journey as migrants and asylum seekers heading up through Mexico and across the US border.
A crowded field is vying for the presidency following a chaotic campaign period. Voters will also elect all 160 representatives to the unicameral congress and hundreds of local officials.
Here are five things to know:
1. Will there be an outright winner of the presidential election?
If one of the 19 presidential candidates obtains 50 percent of the votes, they will become president-elect, but this is highly unlikely. The