CNE denies popular consultation proposal of Compromiso Ecuador due to constitutional issues

Two days after the collective Compromiso Ecuador requested to the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) the approvation of delivery forms for a popular consultation on indefinite reelection, the electoral organism denied the request, arguing that its content...

CNE approved popular consultations in Guayaquil

The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym) approved on Friday, February 13 the requests of popular consultation on urban public transport in Guayaquil raised by the mayor of that city, Jaime Nebot, and the citizen Édison Mora. Furthermore, in the coming days the...

Requests for popular consultation are waiting to be approved

Three requests of popular consultation of Sociedad Patriotica (SP), Democracia Sí and Compromiso Ecuador, respectively, are being analyzed in the Constitutional Court (CC) and the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym). These groups of different political...

Group anticipates popular consultation of the Mayor of Guayaquil

A group of neighborhood leaders and former employees of public companies grouped in the Citizen Observatory of Public Services and Citizens Organizations Coalition for Guayaquil, presented a proposal of popular consultation to the city on Wednesday, February 4. The query of this...

President Correa talks about popular consultation proposed by the City Hall of Guayaquil

President Rafael Correa spoke out against the popular referendum Guayaquil plans to perform by the rise in urban bus fares. According to the president, Jaime Nebot, mayor of Guayaquil, can “ask whatever he wants,” in relation to the value of the public transport...

Democracia Sí movement proposes popular consultation against the government

Marcelo Larrea, President of the National Federation of Journalists, along with activists of the Democracia Sí (Democracy Yes) movement and former government officials, filed an prior opinion request to the Constitutional Court on seven questions for a popular consultation....

PSP did not receive forms for popular consultation process

The Patriotic Society Party (PSP) will not receive the forms it requested on October 29 to collect the necessary signatures for the holding of a popular consultation to citizens about indefinite reelection. The National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym), argued that...

Correa defends the reelection and criticizes opposition who filed query request

President Rafael Correa said yesterday in the National address that “re-election does not affect the structure of the state,” referring to the decision of the Constitutional Court (CC) on constitutional amendments, adding that the organism “acted in law.”...
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