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Elections/2017: CNE approves deontological agenda of list delegates

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:33 - Politics

Luanda - National Electoral Commission (CNE) Friday in Luanda approved the deontological agenda of the list delegates that will govern the exercise of the activity in polling stations, as provided for Organic Law of General Elections and the Code of Electoral Conduct.

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This was announced Friday at the end of the 20th extraordinary session of CNE by its spokesperson, Júlia Ferreira.

The official stated that the CNE plenary also addressed issues related to the accreditation of current list delegates.

Competing political parties and coalitions should submit the list of delegates until August 13, "to allow the printing of credentials".

The guideline stipulates the transport and storage of logistic material.

Accroding to Júlia Ferreira, this task will be entrusted to the accredited members of the municipal and provincial electoral commissions.

She added that the distribution of sensitive logistical material, such as ballot papers and electoral rolls, will run until August 21.

Another guideline approved is that of drafting and transportation of the minutes aimed at establishing the means of delivery of material existing at polling stations.

On  the counting of votes at the polling station, the official said that after this process a record of the electoral operations will be drawn up, signed by the  polling station members and the list delegates present at the site.

Each competing party will get a copy of the document.

As for the accreditation of journalists to cover the election, Júlia Ferreira said that 181 national and 17 foreign journalists have so far have been registered.