Dallas : Faced with chaotic process, Puerto Rico postpones its primaries

The presidents of the New Progressive Party (PNP), Thomas rivera schatz, and the Popular Democratic Party (PPD), Aníbal José Torres; They demanded this Sunday to postpone the primaries, given the chaotic process.

Given the ineptitude of the president of the EEC (Juan Ernesto Davila) to handle the primaries. We met (with Rivera Schatz), determining to paralyze the processTorres said.

Meanwhile, Rivera Schatz called the deficiencies in the EEC “unsustainable” and “unacceptable”. Both spoke at a press conference.

After 2pm, out of 110 precincts, 59 had not received ballots.

The request was accepted by the primary committees of both parties.

“Eight (8) hours will be guaranteed so that voters can exercise their right to vote. On the contrary, those electoral precincts where voting has not started at 1:45 pm, the election will be suspended until next Sunday, 16 August 2020 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm “, reads the certification.

It is forbidden to filter preliminary results from any school. The machines, it was pointed out, would be turned off.

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They demand a plan to address the chaos.

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