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CNE enables its website to present the election results

  The National Electoral Council (CNE) authorized on its website www.cne.gob.ec the visualization of the live results of the presidential elections held on Sunday 19 February in the country. In the section ‘Results elections 2017,’ users will be able to see the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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AP and CREO-SUMA lead the Legislature votes

The Alianza PAIS (PA) party would achieve six of 15 national assembly members, according to the quick count of the Citizen Participation Corporation (CPC), released Sunday night. The SUMA-CREO alliance and the PSC would have obtained three seats each; And ID, Patriotic Society...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Political forces will support Lasso in the second round, after the disclose of results

  The Social-Christian (PSC) and Sociedad Patriótica (SP) parties have been the only ones that have so far defined their support for the CREO-SUMA presidential candidate, Guillermo Lasso, in the case of the second round of voting.   The other organizations that participated in...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Glas: silence and absence

The candidate for the vice-presidency of Alianza PAIS party, Jorge Glas, had a silent day despite the clamor that surrounded him. Between Sunday and Monday, his public appearances were short and he never held conversations with his sympathizers and, even less, with the media....
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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The Armed Forces deny their “participation in some type of electoral fraud”

On Monday, February 20, the Armed Forces of Ecuador (FAE) issued a statement denouncing rumors regarding their “participation in some type of electoral fraud.” The report highlights the work carried out by the institution before, during and after the election day held...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Citizens remain in sit-in in Quito, outside the Electoral Council

The sit-in began last night after a call made through social networks. Hundreds of Ecuadorians gathered at the exteriors of the National Electoral Council, and their presence has increased in the streets of the Ecuadorian capital.   In the group there are many sympathizers of the...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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The tension outside the CNE increases; The Army requests a Comaco meeting

Sunday’s elections and the dissemination of the results generated concern in the armed forces. The General Council of the Army asked yesterday, February 20, to respect “without condition” the pronouncement of citizens. “The Armed Forces are allowed to make...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Lenin Moreno admits the possibility of a second round

  When the first results of the vote counting of the National Electoral Council (CNE) were announced, Lenin Moreno, the candidate for the presidency representing the Alianza PAIS party, admitted the possibility of a ‘second ballot.’ He also criticized his rival...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Guillermo Lasso: “The announcement of results in 3 days is something that smells bad.”

Opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso, who, according to the partial official results, will run for President in a second round along with the candidate of the government´s party Lenin Moreno, said February 20 that the announcement of the electoral authority that results will be...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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Alvaro Noboa speaks of “electoral inconsistency” in the Legislature results

The Ecuadorian businessman Alvaro Noboa mentions the “electoral inconsistency” in the counting of votes at the Legislature level by the CNE. Noboa explains that candidates of the Alianza Pais party have 48% of the votes, thus overcoming the presidential hopeful Lenin...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017
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