Bolivian Congress Unanimously Passes Law Establishing New General Elections

The Bolivian Chamber of Deputies unanimously passed the Law on the Exceptional and Transitional Regime for General Elections on Saturday, November 23rd, and forwarded it to the Executive Branch for promulgation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "In the absence of significant considerations, this law is passed, refer it to the Executive Branch for constitutional purposes," said the president of the Chamber, Sergio Choque, at the end of the session.

Prior to the vote in the Chamber, the Senate had unanimously passed the Exceptional and Transitional Conditions for the General Elections bill.

Shoque said that despite the political differences between deputies, the interests of the Bolivian people took precedence in the session, which was required to ensure that legislators want to pacify the country.

"At this very moment the law that we have . . .

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