Though Wednesday is the cut off date for politicking, giving Costa Ricans a few days to ponder without propaganda their decision for Sunday, February 4. However, a number of candidates closed their campaigns (though not officially) on Sunday, with public events and the television cameras rolling.
Luis Antonio Sobrado, president of the TSE, made a call on Sunday night for Costa Ricans to ‘honor democracy’
The Wednesday deadline is not only for the politicians and political parties to stop campaigning, it is also for pollsters who can, on that day, publish their last numbers.
And while this 2018 Presidential campaign has been rather dull, only in the last couple of days has it heated up, as polls indicate no real front-runner, not even the Partido Liberacion Nacional (PLN)