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More than 35 thousand cedulas processed have not been withdrawn in the Electoral Tribunal

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  • Tue, 04/30/2019 - 22:50
More than 35 thousand cedulas processed have not been withdrawn in the Electoral Tribunal
  • Eduardo Valdés Escoffery

The magistrate Eduardo Valdés Escoffery explained that the Electoral Tribunal will open its doors throughout the country on Wednesday, May 1, so that Panamanians can withdraw the certificates they have processed.

The magistrate of the Electoral Tribunal, Eduardo Valdés Escoffery, said that the 40 thousand Panamanians who have processed their ID card, approximately, have until this Saturday, May 4, to withdraw them.

The ballots processed, according to the magistrate revealed, will be delivered until 4:00 p.m., one day before the general elections next Sunday, May 5. 

The magistrate and also coordinator of the General Elections Plan (PLAGEL 2019) explained that the Electoral Tribunal will open its doors throughout the country on Wednesday, May 1, so that Panamanians can withdraw the certificates they have processed.  Also that fences or structures on private property must be removed on Thursday, May 2 and that only banners, posters and flags can be left as long as they are not within 50 meters of a voting center.

About the dry law mentioned that it enters into force from 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 4 until 12:00 noon on Monday, May 6.  In the general election on Sunday, May 5, 212 observers from 25 countries will participate, including Germany, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, the United States and the Netherlands and 2,395 national observers.

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