- Panama América
Marta Linares de Martinelli, told the local press today that in 14 hours more than 13,000 signatures were collected in about 130 books in support of the candidacy of Ricardo Martinelli for the mayoralty of Panama for the free application and that he personally delivered to the Electoral Tribunal ( TE) the team of supporters that drives your campaign. Deputy Sergio "Chello" Gálvez explained to the media that the signatures come not only from the Democratic Change party but from other parties that support this candidacy of former President Martinelli.
To be an independent candidate for the city hall, an approximate of 8,500 signatures validated by the Electoral Tribunal is required.
"It has received incredible acceptance," said the former first lady, who reported that there are still around 400 books on the streets where the signatures are being collected to support Martinelli's candidacy.
El diputado Sergio "Chello" Gálvez y la exprimera dama, Marta Linares de Martinelli, se refirieron a la recolección de firmas para la candidatura independiente a la Alcaldía de Panamá del expresidente Ricardo Martinelli. #TReporta #Voto19 #TúEliges pic.twitter.com/B37kw9YoDn— Telemetro Reporta (@TReporta) 24 de octubre de 2018