Enrollment and Update of the Electoral Register.Executive Summary. Venezuela, 2017

The Electoral Register (ER) is the base instrument to carry out any kind of election. Citizens must be properly enrolled in order to have the right to vote and/or be elected*. Thus, the ER is considered the very heart of any electoral celebration. The citizens with a right to enroll are any Venezuelans who are 18 years old -until the very day of the election day-**. The execution of any election day requires doing of a number of activities that conform the whole electoral process and these are published along with the schedule. Among such activities, that need to take place
before the publishing of the schedule, are the enrollment and update of the Electoral Register.

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