Fecha: (5/23/2016 10:52:48 AM)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Inter-American Union of Electoral Bodies (UNORE) sent a technical observation mission on May 15, 2016 to observe the presidential, congressional and municipal elections in the Dominican Republic. The mission was comprised of magistrates and staff of the electoral bodies of Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Lucía, Uruguay and Venezuela .
Representing IIHR/CAPEL, in its role of Executive Secretariat of UNIORE, were Sofía Vincenzi, Tasheena Obando and Ricardo Valverde .
As part of its diverse activities, the mission received important information from the Central Electoral Board, experts, journalists, members of civil society and political parties. Seven observation teams visited different parts of the country on election day .