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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Eight Ecuadorians Run for President

Quito, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Eight of 10 candidates for the State's leadership registered Tuesday for Ecuador's April 26 presidential elections.

The National Electoral Council (CNE) disqualified presidential applicants Social-Christian Luis Fernando Torres, from Movimiento Cambio, and Pablo Guerrero, from Concentration of People's Forces.

CNE president Omar Simon stated that this concern an irrevocable decision because there were some irregularities in one percent of signatures presented.

With the CNE resolution, those two political parties have no possibilities to participate in the coming polls.

The country confirmed the participation in the coming elections of President Rafael Correa for Country Alliance Movement, Diego Delgado for Integration and Social Transformation Movement, Carlos Sagnay for Triunfo Mil Movement, and Martha Roldos for Ethic and Democratic Network and Democratic Pole.

Also on the list are former deputy Carlos Gonzalez for the Just and Solidary Independent group, Lucio Gutierrez for the Patriotic Society Party, Alvaro Novoa for the Renewal Party of National Action, and Melva Jacome for the Tierra Fertil Movement.

Those figures define now strategies to boost and prepare their branch offices in provinces for the electoral campaign starting March 10.

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