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Cuba is adjusting the mechanisms to successfully hold the second stage of general elections, National Election Commission (CEN) Vice President Ruben Perez Rodriguez said on Monday.

Starting on Tuesday and for two days, elections authorities throughout the country will take part in a preparatory seminar to tune up the organization of the process, Perez pointed out.

He added that the automated information system and material supplies will be tested in all territories and immediate tasks would be carried out to guarantee the good work at polling stations.

According to the Council of State's call, Cubans will elect the delegates to all 14 People's Power Provincial Assemblies and the members of Parliament.

They will be nominated on December 2 by 15,236 municipal delegates elected during the first stage of general elections in October, when more than 96 percent of voting age people cast their vote.

Perez noted that on December 3, the photos and biographies of the candidates would be published, so that voters can know them better.

He added that in December, the CEN would update the electoral rolls that will be used on January 20, 2008.
Cuba's general elections were announced on July 9.

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