Venezuelan migrants will be able to vote in opposition primaries

Venezuelan migrants will be able to vote in opposition primaries

The Venezuelan opposition announced this Friday the approval of a list of 80 cities, in 31 countries, in which migrants from that Caribbean country will be able to participate in the opposition primaries on October 22, in which a candidate will be chosen who will face Chavismo in the presidential elections, planned for 2024 .

Through the statement, National Primary Commission (CNP) – in charge of organizing the process – pointed out that “voting tables” will be set up in the cities so that Venezuelans, who previously update their residence information on the dedicated digital platform, can vote in person by presenting an identity document.

The condition for participation will be enrollment in Voter’s registerconfirmed the president of the CNP, Jesús María Casal, who explained that the cities were chosen after assessing the population of Venezuela, the geographical location and their access to those in neighboring areas.

Casal assured that “in the coming weeks”. PNC It will offer more details on the steps to follow to update your details and vote abroad.

It’s 15 on the list places in the United States10 from Colombia, eight from Spain, five from Brazil, four from Italy, four from Chile, three from Mexico, three from Canada, three from Portugal, two from Argentina, two from Ecuador and two from Peru.

In addition, Anti-Chavismo will activate one-city voting in Germany, Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, France, Guatemala, Great Britain, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay.

It’s recent National Electoral Council (CNE)whose help the commission sought, he disagreed with several requests, such as eliminating the fingerprinting system from the process, which, in the entity’s opinion, “would create a vulnerability, open a loophole so that the principle of one voter could be more vulnerable,” he said . one voice”.

Protests were also held in the Caribbean country asking the electoral body to open Voter’s register in order to guarantee the registration and updating of voter data, in view of these internal and presidential elections.

Source: Panama America



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