Three days before the expected opening of the registration centers and updating of data in the Electoral Registry (RE) of the National Electoral Council (CNE), the people of Zulia responded to the call to implement the process that would allow them to participate in upcoming presidential elections in 2024.
As promised by the governing body, every city in the state will have at least one service point. In Maracaibo, few residents know that in Don Bosco sector in Olegario Villalobos parish There is a small table under the tin roof of an old business in the area that is hosting the CNE event during this Saturday afternoon.
The reporting team Final version attended this center, where woman with computer and fingerprint reader They are the only resources created so that area residents can access RE.
Attendees need between 30 and 40 minutes to complete their process. About 40 people They were waiting to be taken care of under the harsh sun of Marabino at 2:00 in the afternoon. Among the people who showed up, there were many adults between 30 and 50 years old, with some young people present.
Gabriel Quintero, 20 years old, told to Good VersionHe who approaches the sun with enthusiasm and hope. After several years of waiting, he was able to register with the CNE and plans to vote in the 2024 election. “I am here because I want a better future for Maracaibo, for Zulia, “I want a better future for my country,” he assured.
Quintero stressed that his greatest desire is to participate for the first time and to have his voice heard by voting. “That’s why I came here, because “I want to be part of the change,” he admitted.
Robert Rivera, 22, shared Quintero’s wish to vote for the first time in Venezuela. “I want to register because if you can trust an election process I want to exercise my right,” exposed to Final version.
In contrast, young people like Andrés Ramírez, 19, are skeptics faces the remote possibility of removing power from Nicolás Maduro through elections.
“I was practically forced to sign up (…) Until I see a change I won’t believe it,” Ramírez said a few minutes after registering with RE.
The waiting line is also marked by seniors seeking power update data to be up to date when they go to the presidential dispute election.
The Lord Antonio Herrera He explained that he had to wait for almost an hour to change the information in his residence, while he was surprised to see the good flow of people at the point activated by the CNE.
“I’m here to residence update, I don’t want to get an error or information that is not there when I go to vote, they say that there are people who change their residence in New York will appear in the system, I don’t know,” said Herrera. .
Despite the closeness of the date of the primary election day, the marabino attendees continue to have a direct and enthusiastic view of the 2024 election, without much intention to vote in the election of the opposition.