Ana Mercedes Diaz. Chairman of the Government

Ana Mercedes Diaz was born on March 24th, 1960 in Caracas - Venezuela. She is an activist for democracy, a consultant, political figure, and an electoral specialist with more than 39 years of experience.

She is a firm believer in Elections, Separation of Powers, Alternation, and Human Rights as fundamental pillars of Democracy.
She worked in the Venezuelan National Electoral Council, for 25 years uninterrupted from 1979 to 2004.
She considers that authentic, reliable, transparent and safe elections are the maximum expression of the will of the people.


- In-depth analysis, preparation and maintenance of electoral processes, negotiation and mediation.

Procedures and instructions in complex electoral processes, quality assurance and control throughout the process, particularly in the electoral register, voting material, voting, voting process, ballot control, event control, electoral results, analysis and prevention of fraud.

Evaluation of electoral systems and technologies used.


Saint Mary University - Caracas, Venezuela.

Central University of Venezuela.

Florida Supreme Court.


2018: Athens Forum Advisor in Colombia

2017: Private Observer Elections Ecuador

2017: Forum in Milano, Italy

2016: President of One Person, One vote

2011: Democratic Forums in Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, U.S

2009: Observed International Honduras

1979-2004: National Electoral Council Venezuela


"Debemos Cobrar" (We must collect)

"72 Horas en Ecuador" (72 Hours in Ecuador)


Decoration: Electoral Service 10 years, 15 years and 20 years.

Recognition from the Ecuadorian People.


Lizandra Garriga

Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister

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