More than 7 Million Cubans Vote for brand spanking new National Assembly

“This is not an end of the revolution or even legacy, it’ s a extension, ” Cubans are saying.

The National Electoral Payment (CEN) of Cuba confirmed  that will turnout in Sunday’s  general elections  reached 82. 9 percent.

Alina Balseiro, president from the CEN, held a press meeting Monday where she stated that  7, 399, 891 Cubans took part in the vote  for  605 deputies to the Nationwide Assembly of People’ s Energy and  1, 265 delegates towards the 15 Provincial Assemblies.

Cuba: Electoral Body Prepared For March eleven Polls

Reporting from Havana   teleSUR Cuba correspondent, Laura Prada says the fact that National Election Council of Cuba   prolonged voting hours for approximately an hour to support the island’ s eight million voters. They were originally set to close in 5: 00 PM local period.

Winners will symbolize their posts for the next 5 years.

More than 30, 000 newly registered youths are voting for the first time in this election cycle, reviews Prada.

The Nationwide Parliament will choose the 31-member Authorities of State on April 19 , the head that will be president.

“This is not a finish of the revolution or legacy, it’ s a continuation, ” Prada says that many Cubans are activities.