About 195 Special Polling Stations to Operate in Cuban Referendum

The National Electoral Commission (CEN) reported that about 195 special polling stations will be operating in Cuba on February 24, date in which a referendum will be held to ratify the new Constitution.

According to the CEN authorities, they will be located in areas such as terminals, student residences, hospitals and hotels, in order that all citizens with legal capacity to do so can exercise their right to vote.

Those who, for justified reasons, cannot attend the polling stations, could attend a special site or any other.

In the Havana areas affected by the passage of the January 27 tornado, the conditions are guaranteed so people can vote for the law of laws.

The Constitution, approved in December by the People’s Power National Assembly (Parliament), is already in printed, digital formats and as a mobile application.

More than eight million Cubans are called to ratify on February 24 the new Constitution of the Republic approved on December 22 by the People’s Power National Assembly.

The Constitution ratifies Cuba’s socialist nature and the leading role of the Communist Party in its society.

It also reflects changes in the structure of the State, extends guarantees and human rights, promotes foreign investment, and recognizes several forms of property, including private property. (PL)

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