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Argentina: Legal Take-Aways From The Argentina Primaries (Paso)

On August 13, Argentina held its open primary elections (Elecciones Primarias Abiertas Simultáneas y Obligatorias or “PASO”). While the ostensible goal of the PASO is to narrow intra-party competition, its accessibility to all voters often serves as straw poll on overall popularity and, therefore, general election outcomes. The Political Fallout 69% of eligible voters participated.