Cuban State Council calls for general elections
- Submitted by: Juana
- Politics and Government
- 06 / 15 / 2017
The Cuban Council of State called all Cubans in voting age to participate in the general elections to choose the delegates to the municipality, provincial and national People´s Power Assemblies.
As established by the Cuban Constitution and Law 72 of October 1992 ¨Electoral Law¨ the Council of State is in charge of calling for the elections, first at municipality level, then the upper levels.
The delegates to the municipal level are elected for a 2 and a half years period, and this election will have its first round on October 22, with a second round, where and if necessary on October 29, in case one of the nominees cannot get 50 percent plus one of the vote.
The elections for the provincial delegates and deputies to the national assembly, for a five year period, will take place later on.