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28 March 2012

Parliament ready to alter problematic electoral law

Independente, March 27, 2012 - The National Parliament is making preparations to amend the Electoral Law in order to facilitate the electors in the second round of the presidential election.

The Parliament has planned to alter the electoral law No. 40 because 25% of the electors did not execute their right to attend the election, held on March17.

The Parliament approved the referred law last year to anticipate or prevent people from voting more than once, but unfortunately they did not analyse the economic condition of the people.

“At that time we did not manage to analyse the economic cost and political aspects, MP Adriano do Nascimento said. He added that the Parliament haddan opportunity to alter the referred law before the second round of elections to help facilitate the electors to exercise their rights freely.

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