Colombia’s National Electoral Council has been steadily preparing for the Congressional and Andean Parliament Elections on March 9. Citizens will be electing all 269 members of Congress, comprised of the Senate and the Chamber of Representatives, and five representatives to the Andean Parliament.
To shed light on the electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has put together a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Colombia: 2014 Congressional and Andean Parliament Elections that address:
• How many candidates are registered?
• What is the gender balance within the candidate list?
• What is preferential and non-preferential voting?
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