Patriotic and democratic day

elecciones-2012-logoOver 59,000 local inhabitants showed today their unrestricted support to the process of transformation that Cuba carries out to make more efficient its Socialism, in the first round of elections for delegates to the Municipal Assembly of People´s Power in Isle of Youth.

Over 59,000 local inhabitants showed today their unrestricted support to the process of transformation that Cuba carries out to make more efficient its Socialism, in the first round of elections for delegates to the Municipal Assembly of People´s Power in Isle of Youth

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In a day of majority support to the process of transformations to make an efficient Socialism in Cuba, the people of the Isle of Youth attended massively to the polls to elect delegates to the Municipal Assembly of People’s Power this Sunday.  
From early morning the voter turnout was appreciated in cities, communities and towns and also the responsibility of the pioneers, who guarded the ballot boxes, showing the transparency that encourages the elections in this country.

Members of the Municipal Electoral Commission highlighted the high preparation received, ensuring an election in accordance with the Constitution and the Electoral Law.
Another distinguishing feature was the counting of votes and the proclamation of the winners in the presence of the electorate, a fact that gives greater legitimacy to the elections. While in constituencies where contenders no exceed 50 percent plus one of the votes will go to runoff in coming October 28. 
For this stage 198 candidates were nominated in the 87 districts of this territory; 74 of them are women and 50 current Delegates, who deserved recognition of their electors to propose them for next term.

The Municipal Assembly of People’s Power has 87 districts, including the prominent tourist complex Cayo Largo del Sur.

The Local Government will have among its main responsibilities to carry forward the comprehensive development plan until 2020, important plan approved by the top leadership of the country to achieve greater satisfaction of local people’s necessities.

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Translation: Lien Fernández Sánchez

 

 

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