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The scrutiny of 87.8 of the votes reflects this result: Moreno 39.11%; Lasso 28.28%

  Until 09:07 of Monday, February 20, 87.6% of the votes were counted. Lenín Moreno obtained a 39.11% and Guillermo Lasso a 28.28%. According to the results so far, Moreno goes ahead with 3,292,566 votes compared to the 2’381.3438 votes of Lasso. Until 09:07 of Monday,...
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Ecuadorians in Italy and Spain protested for not being able to vote

Consul Lorena Escudero acknowledged that those who arrived after 16:00 could not vote in Madrid. Official sources estimate that around two thousand immigrants failed to exercise their right.   Throughout the day, more than 25,000 citizens entered La Nave, a place that hosted the...
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Thousands of people mobilized at dawn, in Quito and Guayaquil, around the CNE offices

Thousands of protesters still remain at the headquarters of the National Electoral Council in Quito and Guayaquil this morning, demanding transparency in the vote counting. The incidents intensified after the President of the Guayas Electoral Council, Gabriela Muñoz, ordered the...
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Celebration tweets and complaints around the electoral process

Twitter was a sounding board of the general elections yesterday. Comments, news, alleged cases that left in question the validity of the voting in certain polling stations were disseminated through this social network. Among the hashtags that became a trend are # Elections2017,...
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The supporters of the CREO party still remain outside the National Electoral Council, in the north of Quito. 

The supporters of the CREO party still remain outside the National Electoral Council, in the north of Quito. On Monday morning, February 20, 2017, the supporters of presidential hopeful Guillermo Lasso installed a loudspeaker in a truck to encourage more people to wait for the...
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4pelagatos: The crushing defeat of the “correismo.”

The government lost the maximum bet of this campaign: to win in the first round. The electoral result is an unquestionable denial to the government’s marketing optimism since those in power never hesitated to say they would win with the majority of votes in the first round....
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People in the streets of Ecuador talk about a fraud in the elections

Hundreds of citizens nationwide denounce what in their opinion is an electoral fraud of the ruling party. Social networks have served as a platform for disseminating photos, videos, comments and news of alleged irregularities that could cast doubt on the validity of the results...
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