Low participation of Salvadorans in presidential elections

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Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Sunday Salvadorans elect their next president. But nevertheless, journalists and local media, reported low voter turnout at the polling stations during the morning of this day.

According to information gathered by the newspaper La Prensa Grafica, until 10:00 in the morning, only 12.8% Salvadorans registered on the electoral roll in the metropolitan area, He casts your vote.

Election Day the Central American country is marked by the delay in the polling stations opened. The Supreme Electoral Tribunal, It was scheduled to open centers 7:00 in the morning, but some of these places were opened up to two hours late.

Members of the National Civil Police and security forces of the country, They are guarding the main polling station in San Salvador, they could cast their vote, because when they were presented, there were no ballots.