New SEC president appointed
By John McPhaul
The State Elections Commission (SEC) will be chaired by judge Francisco Rosado Colomer, who was appointed on Monday after a selection process by five party electoral commissioners.
In addition, Judge Jessica Padilla was chosen as the alternate president of the SEC..
According to reports Eric Ronda del Toro, Oscar González Rivera, Francisco Rosado Colomer and Juan Carlos Negrón Rodríguez were also evaluated for the position..
Those names were submitted by the electoral commissioner of the New Progressive Party (NPP), Héctor Joaquín Sánchez.
Former President Juan Ernesto Dávila Rivera resigned last Thursday under fire over the primary process of August 9 which required a second round of voting August 16.