United States Responds to Irregularities in Bolivia’s Presidential Election

United States Responds to Irregularities in Bolivia’s Presidential Election

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

The United States believes that the Bolivian people have the right to choose their leaders in free and fair elections. This right is enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter and in the Bolivian constitution. We are therefore deeply concerned over the irregularities in the vote counting process of Bolivia’s October 20 election. Full statement.