Alberto Acosta was the first candidate to vote:
Presidential candidate representative of the Coordinadora de las Izquierdas went to the Borja School N°3, in the northern of Quito, to exercise his right to vote.
Acosta entered the premises of the polling place at 07:15, with a group of about 20 supporters. Casted his vote in the polling station # 1 of district 1 in the Rumipamba parish and, upon his departure, before the media, he said he was confident about the possibility of reaching the second round.
Alvaro Noboa voted along his wife and binomial Annabella Azín
The leader of the political party PRIAN, Alvaro Noboa voted this morning (10:30) at the Ana Paredes school in the Alfaro precinct, in the city of Guayaquil.
Noboa thanked God, the people of Ecuador and his wife and partner Annabella Azin, who later went to cast her vote in the same facility.
Lucio Gutierrez voted and flew to Guayaquil
Presidential candidate Lucio Gutiérrez (Sociedad Patriotica party) exercised his right to vote today at table number 11 of the school 24 de Mayo, north of Quito.
He arrived at polling station number 11, at 07:45 accompanied by supporters of his group. Surrounded by his supporters, he showed his ballot. About 10:00 he flew to Guayaquil to be with other candidates.
Mauricio Rodas voted and accompanied his binomial in Guayaquil
At 08:00, candidate Mauricio Rodas entered the premises of the School Sagrados Corazones of Rumipamba with his wife, mother and sympathizers of SUMA political party, to vote.
The candidate voted at the polling station number 41, then showed his ballot and posed for several pictures. He travelled to Guayaquil at 10:30 to accompany his vice presidential candidate Inés Manzano to a Mass celebrated in the church of San Francisco.
Lasso voted in Guayaquil after accompany his pairing to vote in Quito
The presidential candidate of the Movement CREO, Guillermo Lasso traveled this morning to the capital city to be with his binomial, Juan Carlos Solines, who voted at the Marista School, in the northern of Quito.
After 12:30, the leader of CREO arrived at the faculty of Chemical Engineering of the University of Guayaquil to exercise his right to vote, with his wife Maria de Lourdes and his son Guillermo.
Nelson Zavala voted and awaited for the results at home
Presidential candidate, Revert Nelson Zavala (PRE party), went to vote with his son Andrés. Zavala, who was not very optimistic about the results, said that he’ll go to an evangelical church service at Monte Sion, located in the north of Guayaquil.
After voting, Zavala said his participation in future elections depends on the decisions of his family. Also repeated his speech saying that Ecuador has the option of choosing a pastor or a revolutionary to rule until 2017.
Rafael Correa voted accompanied his wife
At approximately 07:55 the current president and candidate for the reelection, Rafael Correa (PAIS party) exercised his right to vote at the San Francisco school; his wife Anne Malherbe Gosselin, voted at the María Eufrasia School, north of Quito, after obtaining the Ecuadorian nationality.
President Correa said in statements that his daughter Dominique voted in Cumbayá.
Norman Wray called to respect democracy
At 08:50 arrived at the National School of Cumbayá the candidate for the political party Ruptura de los 25, Norman Wray, who enthusiastically exercised his vote.
Wray was happy that the first vote of her son coincides with his candidacy.
Then, the candidate moved to the campus of Florida, with Paco Moncayo and María Paula Romo, who voted for his political party. He considered this process a success, it has strengthened his party, which “has become a real democratic alternative,” he said, and called the winner to respect democracy.