Presidential elections in Ecuador: Electoral Council to conduct partial vote recount

The recount will determine which of the two candidates finished second in the first round of voting, and is therefore entitled to contest the second round with Arauz in April.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) announced on Friday, February 12th, that it will conduct a partial vote recount, after candidate Guillermo Lasso accepted his opponent Yaku Perez's request in this regard.

"I am the first interested in transparency, the welfare of Ecuador comes before partisan and personal interests," said Lasso in a meeting with Pérez at the headquarters of the National . . .

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