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The National Electoral Commission (CEN) for the general elections convened for October 21 and 28, was presented on Friday at the Jose Marti Memorial of Havana’s Revolution Square.
Ricardo Alarcon and Salvador Valdes, president of the National Assembly of the People’s Power (Parliament) and General Secretary of the Confederation of Cuban Workers, respectively, the two of them members of the Politburo of the Cuban Communist Party, presided over the swearing in ceremony of the CEN members.
Alarcon described as a great political battle these elections, which will reaffirm the superiority of a model of real democracy.
The CEN, which will lead the process to choose the delegates to the municipal and provincial assemblies and the deputies to the National Assembly of the People’s Power, is composed of a president (Alina Balseiro), a vice-president (Rosa Cherro), a secretary (Ruben Perez) and 14 members (Caridad Alvarez, Tomás Amaran, Maria Esther Bacallao, Armando Barrera, Ariel Mantecon, Juan Mendoza, Raul Vantroi, Magalys Piñeiro, Leonides Rodriguez, Heriberto Rosabal,
Luis Sola, Julio A. Torres, Minerva Valdes and Joselin Sanchez).