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Moreno: "We will not allow any kind of misconduct"

Two hours before the closing of the polls in the second round elections of this April 11, the President of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, exercised his right to vote in the electoral board number 014, located in the Sagrados Corazones school, north of Quito.

Moreno, accompanied by a team from his Executive Cabinet, addressed the country in a short speech. In his speech he called on citizens to observe the end of the electoral process.

“We will not allow any kind of outrage. There will only be respect and a transition (from the new Government) that is the most orderly and peaceful of the person who has been elected as President of Ecuador “

Lenin Moreno.

Moreno will hand over power on May 24, 2021 to whoever is elected after this second round in which citizens choose between two candidates, that of Andrés Arauz and that of Guillermo Lasso.

In the first round of February 7, Arauz won 32.72% of the votes counted, while Lasso won 19.74%.

In this second round, 13,099,150 must exercise their right to vote to elect the new President and Vice President. Of that amount, 6,466,855 are men and 6,632,295 women who are entitled to vote, according to the CNE website.

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