The National Electoral Council (CNE) has completed sending electoral packages to 13 provinces of the country, as part of the organization process for the elections that will take place on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
According to the schedule, the kits were delivered in the six Amazonian provinces, Galapagos, Guayas, Santa Elena, Azuay, Cañar, Loja and El Oro. On Sunday, April 4, 2021, the material is also expected to arrive in Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, Bolívar and Chimborazo.
On the night of Thursday, April 1, the packages arrived in Azuay, Cañar, Loja and El Oro. In the first province, for example, 1,954 kits arrived. In Cañarense territory, 627.
Meanline, the electoral packages and biosafety kits arrived at the Provincial Delegation at dawn on Friday in Guayas. The material, guarded by members of the Armed Forces of Ecuador, was received by the director and officials of the delegation.
John Gamboa, director of the Delegation, stated that the measures of the electoral package are 40 cm high by 27 cm wide and 16 cm deep and its maximum stacking is 8 packages per column; each package has its security seal, bar code with details of constituency, canton, area, parish as a guarantee of transparency.
Previously, on Thursday morning, 6,915 kits arrived. Each package contains: ballot papers, electoral roll, tally sheets, electoral envelopes, security seals , polypropylene screens . Also a biosafety kit, each one with: masks, alcohol gel, a visor and disinfectant towels, which will be delivered to the Members of the Vote Receiving Boards .
According to planning, the material will be sent to Manabí and Los Ríos on Sunday; tomorrow to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Carchi, Esmeraldas, Imbabura; and finally in the province of Pichincha on April 9 and 10.
Read the original coverage from El Comercio at https://www.elcomercio.com/actualidad/distribucion-paquetes-electorales-provincias-elecciones.html
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