Uruguay 2013: Un Balance Pre-electoral


This article analyzes Uruguayan politics in 2013. The first section shows the country's social and economic context over the last five years emphasizing some specific public policy outputs. The second section focuses on the Executive Power as the main agenda setter acting through the ministerial cabinet and the presidential leadership. The third section is dedicated to the Legislative Power both in terms of its legislative productivity along with the Executive Power and its control over the Presidency. The fourth section concentrates on public opinion analyzing the evolution of government approval and the electoral race for the next year. The fifth section pays attention to the electoral agreement between the National Party and Colorado Party in Montevideo to compete for that municipality in 2014. Last section concludes and overviews some scenarios for the upcoming year.

Revista de Ciencia Política, 34(1): 293-313.