The National Commission for Yes issued a statement this Sunday after knowing the results of the referendum against 135 articles of the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC).
“According to the primary official information from the Electoral Court, 50% of the valid votes required to annul the 135 articles of the LUC have not been exceeded, despite having achieved a very important expression of citizens, which has allowed us to be very close to reaching our objective”, they pointed out.
“Today has been a fundamental democratic day that strengthens us as a country, and makes us proud as Uruguayans,” says the communication.
Around 10 pm the president of the Broad Front, Fernando Pereira, had questioned the victory of the No in a speech on the esplanade of the Montevideo City Hall. “At this time nobody knows who won, at this time there is a technical tieAt this time we Uruguayans show that half of us are on this side”, he had said before the militants.