Posted On 07 Mar 2017
The National Electoral Council (CNE) announced on Monday afternoon the official results of the elections of the president and vice-president of the Republic last February 19, which ratify the second round of voting between the finalist candidates: Lenin Moreno (AP) and Guillermo Lasso (CREO-SUMA).
The body proclaimed as finalists the Lenin Moreno-Jorge Glas binomial with 3,716,343 votes that equals 39.36%, and Guillermo Lasso-Andres Paez binomial, who obtained 2’652,403 votes or the equivalent to 28, 09%.
Absenteeism in the February elections was 18.37%.
The other candidates obtained the following results: Cynthia Viteri (PSC), 1,540,903 votes or 16,32%; Paco Moncayo (National Agreement for Change), 634,033 votes or 6.71%; Abdalá Bucaram (FE), 455,187 votes or 4.82%; Iván Espinel (FCS), 299,840 votes or 3.18%; Patricio Zuquilanda (PSP), 72,679 votes or 0.77%; And Washington Pesantez (UE), 71,107 votes or 0.75%.
Regarding the referendum on tax havens, the electoral body proclaimed as a winner the YES, which got 5,030,579 votes, equivalent to the 55.12%; While the NO obtained 4’096,559 votes, the 44.88%.