Do you know how to vote for these mayoral elections, municipal councils, deputies and Parlacen in El Salvador?

Vote Receiving Board in El Salvador. photo VD: Milagro Orellana.

By Anayansi Rivas

The Savior – The next Sunday 28 February, Salvadorans will fulfill their right as citizens by casting their vote, since they will elect municipal councils, deputies of the Legislative Assembly and deputies of the Parlacen.

Below you will find information on the steps to follow to cast the vote, you can enter your Unique Identity Document number (DUI) on the website to find out your polling place, when visiting the Receiving Board (JRV) Votes, The first thing to do is look for your first and last name in the list of the Electoral Register.

List of voters in the Vote Receiving Board. photo VD: Milagro Orellana.

You will immediately find your correlative number and give it to the president of the JRV to search for your record, the representative will ask for your current DUI with photo, This way, it will also verify that it does not have an ink mark of having exercised the vote, then he will give you the ballot and will tell you to check the box of your choice and at the end your little finger will be dipped in an inkwell as a sign that you have already cast your vote.

Staff lining up to receive their ballot.
photo VD: Milagro Orellana.
Another member of the Vote Receiving Board ( JRV) deliver the ballot to the voter.
photo VD: Milagro Orellana.
Time to check the box for your favorite candidate.
photo VD: Milagro Orellana.

With the aim of facilitating and expediting the voting process, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal is providing information on the internet, You will find the steps to follow on the page of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal: 

You will have issued the electoral vote. photo VD: Milagro Orellana.

It should be noted that the hours of the voting centers will start from 7:00 in the morning and the final closing will be at 5:00 in the afternoon and then proceed to the final scrutiny.