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The Puerto Rico Supreme Court orders the primaries to end on Sunday

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court ruled this Thursday that the primaries, suspended last Sunday due to problems in multiple constituencies, will resume and end on Sunday, despite clarifying that the votes already cast are valid and counted become.

The Election Commission (CEE) suspended the elections on August 9th as most of the polling stations did not receive the required material. Some were closed for eight hours.

The EEC and the main Puerto Rican political parties agreed that the voting would continue where it started until the scheduled time and that the centers where it had not started at 1:45 p.m. will be closed.

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court orders the primaries to end on Sunday
The Puerto Rico Supreme Court orders the primaries to end on Sunday

Four candidates and one individual have filed complaints with the electoral commission, which has decided that the Sunday primaries will be held in the districts where this was not possible last week, and that the votes already cast will be kept in sealed ballot boxes that are tagged with the other votes are counted. As soon as election day is over.

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