This Friday the internal elections of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) are held, in order to renew its authorities for the period 2023-2027.
Professors, graduates, students, administrative and worker personnel, a universe of more than 200 thousand voters, have the right to vote on this day to choose rectors, deans and teacher representatives.
At 7:59 in the morning, one minute before the scheduled time to start the process, the UCV Electoral Commission reported via Twitter that due to inconveniences the start of the elections was delayed by one hour.
For the celebration of these elections, which take place more than a decade since the last elections, the University Council of the UCV decided not to use the technical support of the National Electoral Council, but to rehabilitate the optical readers of the house of studies.
In this electoral process, the UCV community chooses:
A rector, an academic vice-rector, an administrative vice-rector and a secretary of the university, for the period 2023-2027.
Eleven deans (one for each faculty), eleven members of the Appeals Council (one for each faculty) and five faculty representatives before the University Council, for the period 2023-2026.
In addition, 77 faculty representatives will be selected before the Faculty Councils (seven per faculty) and 185 before the School Councils (five per school, at a rate of 37 schools), for the period 2023-2025.