PHOTOS Costa Ricas political dogs on Election Day

first_imgRelated posts:New poll in Costa Rica: another small Fabricio lead, another statistical dead heat Presidential candidates in Costa Rica close campaigns with San José rallies PHOTOS: Final pre-election activities for Costa Rica’s candidates Costa Rica’s Election Day: They all thought they’d win, and so did I Costa Ricans voted in droves during yesterday’s presidential elections. A total of 67.03 percent of the electorate turned out to vote, the first time that turnout has increased for a second round election. But voters weren’t the only ones that showed up to the polls.A World Animal Protection study estimates that half of Costa Rica’s households have a dog, and several of the country’s canines turned up with their owners yesterday. While none of the dogs were of voting age or species, they still flew their political colors while their owners voted for Costa Rica’s next president. Luna the French poodle enjoying Election Day. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times A happy National Restoration supporter and her dog at night at the Paseo Colón in San José. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times Macha supporting the Citizen Action Party (PAC). Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times Another dog supporting the Citizen Action Party (PAC). Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times Carolina Vargas and her dog Dino spreading the love. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times Facebook Commentslast_img read more