Cuba elects governors and vice governors

Cuba elects governors and vice governors

The president of Cuba's National Electoral Council (CNE), Alina Balseiro, said on Saturday that all governors and vice governors were elected.

It was a busy and fruitful day, and as announced, the information was already provided to President Miguel Diaz-Canel, and National Assembly and Council of State President Esteban Lazo, Balseiro explained at a press conference at the CEN headquarters.

On reading the minute, she made it clear that the entire process, with its respective validation, concluded at 13:10 hours, local time.

Of 12,363 municipal candidates of People's Power summoned, 12,244 participated in the elections, accounting for 99.04%.

All delegates cast their votes, and 39 ballots were blank and two were annulled, while 99.67% of the ballots were valid.

According to the results announced by the electoral authority, 11,625 delegates voted for governor and vice governor, and 578 voted selectively.

Proposed by President Miguel Diaz-Canel, all candidates were elected with more than 93% of votes, and no one won all votes. Below we reproduce the list of governors and vice-governors who will hold their posts on February 8th.

Pinar del Rio

Governor: Ruben Ramos Moreno

Percentage of votes: 99.44%

Vice governor: Niurka Rodriguez Hernandez

Percentage of votes: 96.61%

Artemisa

Governor: Ricardo Concepcion Rodriguez

Percentage of votes: 99.10%

Vice governor: Yamina Duarte Duarte

Percentage of votes: 97.59%

Havana

Governor: Reinaldo Garcia Zapata

Percentage of votes: 98.24%

Vice governor: Yanet Hernandez Perez

Percentage of votes: 94.95%

Mayabeque

Governor: Tamara Valido Benitez

Percentage of votes: 94.73%

Vice governor: Manuel Aguiar Lamas

Percentage of votes: 93.67%

Matanzas

Governor: Mario Felipe Sabines Lorenzo

Percentage of votes: 98.00%

Vice governor: Marieta Caridad Poey Zamora

Percentage of votes: 96.94%

Villa Clara

Governor: Alberto Lopez Diaz

Percentage of votes: 98.78%

Vice governor: Milaxy Yanet Sanchez Armas

Percentage of votes: 98.47%

Cienfuegos

Governor: Alexandre Corona Quintero

Percentage of votes: 99.03%

Vice governor: Yolexis Rodriguez Armada

Percentage of votes: 97.86%

Sancti Spiritus

Governor: Teresita Romero Rodriguez

Percentage of votes: 95.00%

Vice governor: Frank Osbel Cañizares Rodriguez

Percentage of votes: 97.81%

Ciego de Avila

Governor: Tomas Alexis Martin Venegas

Percentage of votes: 99.63%

Vice governor: Ania Rosa Francisco Malde

Percentage of votes: 97.25%

Camagüey

Governor: Yoseily Gongora Lopez

Percentage of votes: 98.24%

Vice governor: Carmen Maria Hernandez Requejo

Percentage of votes: 97.65%

Las Tunas

Governor: Jaime Ernesto Chiang Vega

Percentage of votes: 99.85%

Vice governor: Yelenys Tornet Menendez

Percentage of votes: 97.71%

Holguin

Governor: Julio Cesar Estupiñan Rodriguez

Percentage of votes: 97.74%

Vice governor: Yunia Perez Hernandez

Percentage of votes: 95.81%

Granma

Governor: Francisco Alexis Escribano Cruz

Percentage of votes: 95.69%

Vice governor: Yanetsy Terry Gutierrez

Percentage of votes: 99.68%

Santiago de Cuba

Governor: Beatriz Johnson Urrutia

Percentage of votes: 99.58%

Vice governor: Manuel Falcon Hernandez

Percentage of votes: 95.76%

Guantanamo

Governor: Emilio Matos Mosqueda

Percentage of votes: 99.83%

Vice governor: Alis Azahares Torreblanca

Percentage of votes: 98.81%