Electoral Observation Mission of the European Union comes to El Salvador

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Electoral Observation Mission of the European Union (MOE UE) He arrived in El Salvador in order to monitor the upcoming presidential elections 3 February.

The mission consists of about 80 observers. The core team, composed by 9 analysts, He arrived in San Salvador 26 from December.

This weekend, 28 long-term observers traveled to the 14 departments. To them, They will be added in the near future to the vote, 28 short-term observers. This group will be bolstered by diplomats from the EU delegation and the embassies of the Member States of the European Union in San Salvador.

The mission will remain in the country until the conclusion of the electoral process. "We hope that our observations will result in a significant contribution to the electoral process and strengthening democracy, as part of the commitment of the European Union with the Salvadoran people ", said Alexander Gray, DCO.

The EU EOM performs a detailed analysis of all aspects of the electoral process, based on a long-term observation.

After Election Day, Mission publish a preliminary statement of its findings during the war. "About two months after the elections, A final report will be presented, including a detailed process and recommendations on possible reforms in future elections in the country analysis ", Gray added.

The European Union had previously observed in El Salvador, presidential elections 2009 and legislative and municipal elections 2018.