Overseas polling stations among the first to receive referendum voting materials

Voting materials for the February 4 referendum have been shipped to 50 countries where Ecuadorian citizens live. According to the National Electoral Council (CNE), the shipments went out January 15, 16 and 17. Luz Haro, representative for the CNE, told the newspaper El Telegrafo that the first part of the supplies was shipped to jurisdictions in Europe January 15, with the rest being sent to other countries on the following two days. Voting for Ecuadorian citizens living overseas is voluntary. Transportation of voting materials for polling stations within national borders will begin on January 23. The Amazon region will be…

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