Osman Valdés, director of the Electoral Organization, assured that the nearly 3,500 officials assigned to this regional election carried out an effective task, despite the geographical and climatic difficulties of the region.
The Electoral Court (TE) assured that the report issued by the Ombudsman’s Office, on the lack of personnel in the Voting Centers in the elections of February 13, 2022 in the Ngäbe Buglé Comarca, is far from reality since they had staff at all polling stations,
According to the TE, in the 337 voting centers located in the region, 88% had between one and two tables, while the largest voting center had only six tables of the 493 enabled. “For this electoral contest, the assigned personnel and the elementary inputs for the development of the voting were available, proof of this is that all the tables worked uninterruptedly during the elections for the election of the traditional authorities and delegates to the regional congress The same thing happened in all the scrutiny boards that carried out the counting of the votes in a transparent way,” the entity highlighted.
He added that in voting centers with more than three tables, where a consultation document was required to guide voters, the institution enabled personnel with computer terminals to provide information to voters.