CNE provides preliminary data at the presidential level

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  • Tegucialpa, Honduras.- The National Electoral Council (CNE), the body responsible for the Honduras General Elections 2021, released the first preliminary results at the presidential level, giving an advantage to Doña Xiomara Castro de Zelaya of the Free Party.

    At 8:30 at night, three and a half hours after the official closing of the polls, the CNE and with a participation of more than 3 million votes and the reception of 2020 minutes that represent 16.1% of the records processed, where Doña Xiomara Castro of the Free Party reached 297,714 votes, while Nasry “Tito” Asfura of the National Party reached 189,541 votes.

    In contrast, Yani Rosenthal, of the Liberal Party, lags behind in the count with 51,446. In the rest of the parties, the electorate is minimal, compared to the three political forces in the country.

    Plenary of the National Electoral Council
    The CNE advisers provide the first results at the presidential level of the Honduras 2021 elections in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    In a general atmosphere of tranquility, the Honduran people came out to celebrate with civility the elections that the first president of Honduras could choose .

    In contrast, Yani Rosenthal, of the Liberal Party, lags behind in the count with 51,446. In the rest of the parties, the electorate is minimal, compared to the three political forces in the country.

    The vote difference between Castro and Asfura, so far, is 108,173 votes. In percentage terms, Libre’s candidate is favored with 53%, Asfura 33% and Yani Rosenthal 9%.

    Of the 18,293 Vote Receiving Boards (JRV) distributed throughout the country in 5,755 voting centers, the CNE has scrutinized 2,929 minutes at the presidential level, equivalent to 16.%.

    In these general elections, 3.2 million Hondurans participated, equivalent to 62% of the 2021 electoral census, confirmed the CNE president counselor , Kelvin Aguirre.

    At a press conference, the CNE recalled that these first results are the preliminary results of the Electoral Results Transmission System (TREP). The Electoral Law indicates that the CNE has 30 days to give the final results of the elections.

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