Cuba says YES to new Constitution
National Electoral Commission President Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, in a press conference yesterday, confirmed preliminary results of the referendum indicating approval of the new Constitution with 86.85% of the votes cast
Redacción Digitalfebruary 26, 2019 09:02:10
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Preliminary results of the February 24 referendum indicate that 6,816,169 Cubans approved the new Constitution of the Republic, 73.3% of all eligible citizens over 16 years of age, reported National Electoral Commission President Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, in a press conference yesterday.
She explained to the national and international media that preliminary data shows that 706, 400 persons voted NO, representing 7.6% of eligible voters.
Some 7,848,000 persons cast ballots, a voter turnout of 84.4%.