The president of the National Electoral Council, Juan Pablo Pozo, made a sketch of the schedule for 2017 elections. He declined to specify dates, but at the meeting of February 18, these will be defined.
Pozo said that until August all political organizations wishing to present candidates for this election must enroll. He said that national political parties and movements , 13 so far, are qualified to nominate candidates for the presidency of the republic and national legislators.
The other dates: the call will be announced in October and between October and November, the registration of candidates will be accepted. The campaign is planned for January and February. In the same month the first round election will be held and the second round in April.