In the statement made by the National Electoral Council, it was stated that 459 of the current 462 deputies supported Canel, and it was announced that 62-year-old Diaz-Canel, with 97.66 percent, was entitled to be the head of state again in the country until 2028.
Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa was re-elected vice president with the support of 439 deputies out of 462.
In his speech at the plenary, President of the National Assembly Esteban Lazo said, “Considering the announced results, I proclaim the elected MP Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez the President of the Republic.” used the phrase.
The ANPP, the majority of which is made up of members of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), which is defined as “superior to the state and the nation” in the country’s constitution, has the power to elect senior executives as well as legislative power.
Contrary to multi-party political systems, most candidates to enter the Legislature in Cuba pass as PCC members.
After 43 years of constitutional amendment in Cuba, Diaz-Canel, Chairman of the Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers, was elected President on October 11, 2019.