July 29, 2021

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“Yes to statehood” leads with small advantage in preliminary results

This Tuesday, November 3, Puerto Rico voted in the plebiscite “Statehood, Yes or No”. At one hour after the closing of schools, preliminary results show a slight advantage to “yes”.

With 56,443 votes counted, the “yes” to statehood leads with 57.6% (32,543 votes). While, at the moment, the “no” has 42.34% (23,900 votes).

At the time of this publication, a total of 58,701 ballots had already been counted, but of these, 2,223 were blank.

By the time the schools closed, at 5:00 pm, there were still hundreds of Puerto Ricans in the lines waiting for their turn to exercise their right to vote.

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