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Local INE Council reports 92 percent of ballot boxes collected around Quintana Roo

Chetumal, Q.R. — Personnel from the INE (Instituto Nacional Electoral) report having received 92 percent of the state’s ballot boxes Monday. The Local Council of the National Electoral Institute says the remainder of the boxes are in transit to the state capital city for counting.

After collecting thousands of ballot boxes Monday, INE personnel will spend Tuesday tallying up the votes cast around the state of Quintana Roo Sunday.

Cathia Castillo Solís, INE organizational member, explained that the 630 packages from District 01 (based in Playa del Carmen) had already been received, with those from Cozumel being the last to arrive.

In District 2, 452 of the 641 packages had been received. Shipments from Tulum, Cobá and José María Morelos had already arrived in Chetumal and were incorporated for counting.

INE staff were waiting on 56 ballot boxes from the municipality of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, which they did acknowledge, was in transit Monday.

As of mid-morning Monday, the Local Council of the INE confirmed receipt of 92 percent of electoral packages from around Quintana Roo.

Official figures will be released once all ballot boxes from around Quintana Roo have been received and counted. Photo: June 3, 2024.

Counting will continue throughout Tuesday with possible recounts into Wednesday before winning candidate names are officially announced for the 11 municipalities. To date, declared winners have done so based on preliminary information.