Previously, on Friday, the National Electoral Council (CNE) announced that the two candidates competing for second place had agreed that the votes for the Feb. 7 elections be fully counted in the Guayas province again. They also requested that the authorities recount 50 percent of the votes in 16 provinces.
However, Lasso on Sunday night stated the recount of 50 percent of the votes in 16 provinces was a waste of time.
"I will never accept the possibility of a broader difference favoring Perez," said Lasso, referring to the 16 provinces where Pachakutik's candidate won.
A full week after #Ecuador held general elections, 100% of all tally sheets have been processed showing the following results: