Cuba ready for the development of the process of nomination of candidates
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- Politics and Government
- 08 / 28 / 2007
Sources of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) told CAN that this will be one of the most important moments of the general elections that will take place on October 21st across the island.
On this occasion, there are a total of 15,236 electoral districts and as many electoral commissions at that level that will be in the hands of more than 76,000 citizens.
More than 50,630 areas of nomination were created on this occasion, 9,000 more than during the process of 2005.
As part of the preparation for the electoral process, the members of all the commissions participated in preparatory seminars on the Electoral Law, the Record of Electors, the Law-Decree 248 on the System of Identification and the principles and ethics of elections.
The Cuban government formally called for general elections on July 9. The first stage entails the appointment of municipal delegates, while the provincial delegates and the parliamentary deputies will be elected in the second stage.
Source: Radio Cadena Agramonte