Angola: CNE admits change in election results

The Angolan National Electoral Commission admitted that it is possible for the election results to be changed after UNITA’s complaints have been investigated.

It was also mentioned that “the constituencies are not closed because they are only closed with the final results”.

According to data released by the CNE, when 97.03% of the votes in the elections held last Wednesday were counted, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA, in power since 1975) obtained 3,162,801 votes, less one million ballots. scrutinized than in 2017, when it obtained 4,115,302 votes.

The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) registered a great increase, electing deputies in 17 of the 18 provinces and obtaining a historic victory in Luanda, the largest province in the country, obtaining so far 2,727,885 votes, while in 2017 obtained 1,800,860 favorable newsletters.

However, the leader of UNITA, Adalberto Costa Júnior, on Friday contested the victory of the MPLA and asked for an international commission to compare the electoral minutes held by the party with those of the CNE.

Source: With Agencies

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