So far, more than 80% of the tally sheets processed show the victory of the ‘no’ vote, according to data from the National Electoral Council.
The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, has declared that he accepts that the majority of voters do not agree with the tools proposed by his Government to face the 8 points of the referendum, but nevertheless urges a debate.
Despite the fact that 100% of the total tally sheets of the referendum promoted by the president have not yet been counted, so far more than 80% of the tally sheets processed demonstrate the triumph of ‘no’although there is a minimum margin of difference, according to data from the National Electoral Council (CNE).
In this context, Lasso He directed this Monday to the public through Twitter acknowledging their defeat and making a call. “I accept that most disagree (…), but I think that Ecuadorians should give ourselves a broad and serious debate, without dogmas or ideologies“, he stated.
“It is in our diversity where we must find the starting points,” added the president when referring to the controversial referendum, called with the aim of making reforms to the Constitution on issues of security, political representation and the environment.
“We have the duty to found Ecuador that allows us to respond to all our desires and our dreams. That is the mandate that history has given us and we cannot fail it. Starting today, let’s get to work together to achieve it,” concluded his speech.