The Supreme Court of Justice said that the TSE Guatemala complied with the Constitutional Court's order to review tally sheets with alleged irregularities and rejects the parties' request for a recount. Everything is still in the hands of the TSE. Rudy Esquivel, spokesman for Supreme Court of Justice.
Guatemala's TSE must now officialize the results, award public offices, and organize the second round for the presidency scheduled for August 20.
In the first round, Sandra Torres, of the National Unity of Hope (UNE), and Bernardo Arévalo, of the Seed Movement, were the most voted candidates, so they will move on to the second round.
From July 4 to 6, the electoral authorities carried out a review of the electoral records throughout the country at the request of the Constitutional Tribunal. During the process, there were no significant changes that could affect the results obtained on election day.
According to the president of the electoral tribunal, Irma Palencia, the results will be validated during this week.