According to the CNE advisor, the packages for the election arrive in the provinces with the protection of the Armed Forces and are guarded by the personnel of the electoral entity.
In statements given to the Radio Sonorama station, Cabrera commented that the Electoral Observation Missions are already in the country. A total of 2,315 national and foreign observers are accredited to participate in the extraordinary votes here, he explained.
Of that number – he said – two thousand 176 are Ecuadorians and 17 of them will observe the votes outside the country, where in addition to electing a president, the migrants must vote for their representatives in legislature due to problems with telematic voting in the first round. of the election.
Ecuadorians living abroad will vote in person because, after problems with telematic voting on the day of August 20, the plenary session of the CNE decided to return to traditional voting with ballots.
Also, the official announced that this week the process will close the silence of the election and dry law before voting.
In this sense, he reported that until this Thursday, Daniel Noboa and Luisa González, candidates for the presidency of this South American country, will be able to carry out an election campaign.
On the same day – he specified – people deprived of liberty without an enforced sentence of conviction from 39 penitentiary centers throughout the country will vote.
Meanwhile, on Friday the electoral silence will begin and on that day the ‘Vote at home’ will also be held for people who are of legal age or have physical disabilities, he argued.
Starting this Wednesday, members of the Armed Forces will occupy schools and other areas that will be electoral precincts, a step to avoid possible acts of violence.
The authorities pointed out that 53 thousand policemen are also part of the plan to guarantee the peace of the citizens during the elections.
Next Sunday González, from the Citizen Revolution movement (RC) and Noboa, from the National Democratic Action alliance (ADN), will face each other in the polls and one of them will be the successor of Guillermo Lasso.