Cuba return to the municipal second round

A total of 925 constituencies in Cuba will return to the polls on Sunday in the municipal runoff in order to vote for representatives to the assemblies of People’s Power.

This day’s elections will be held in localities where no candidate was selected past November 27. In order to be elected, a candidate must reach 50% + one of the total votes to serve as district delegate in a non-professional manner for five years´ time.

According to authorities of the National Electoral Council (CNE), as many as 5,728,220 voters cast their vote in the first round, accounting for 68.58% of the more than 8,300,000 voters called to the polls.

The results showed that 11,502 Cubans were elected as district delegates in the municipal elections of the People’s Power.

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