The Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) must approve “soon” the agreement to avoid “inflated” representation in the Chamber of Deputies, before coalitions face are set to intermediate 2021, he urged the electoral advisor Ciro Murayama.
A participating at the table “party systems and pluralism” in the context of the discussion group commemorating the 30th anniversary IFE-INE stressed that have benefited from this overrepresentation both the PRI and the Green, as Morena, so has not addressed .
He said that in 2018, the coalition Together we will make history had less than 44 percent of the vote, however, was assigned 61.6 percent of the deputies.
He stressed that although Article 54 of the Constitution prohibits the overrepresentation by more than 8 percent, the existence of coalitions allowed it in 2018. “One issue which, incidentally, is in the public and I think the INE should address soon now that there is not even confirmed coalitions” put emphasis.
The then president of the IFE, Leonardo Valdés Zurita, considered that there is a serious deficiency in the integration formula of the Chamber of Deputies, so it is necessary to discuss an amendment to the Mexican Constitution.
“He has spoken to decrease deputies of proportional representation, I think it would be better to decrease relative majority representatives, so that half the deputies are elected by the majority principle and the other half by the principle of proportional representation,” he said. The biggest challenge for 2021 will be the president sticks to the law: experts
Looking ahead to the middle of 2021, the main challenge facing the Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) is making President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador respect the electoral laws and stop the spread of official propaganda, including his morning conference, agreed analysts.
At the opening of the forum commemorating the 30th anniversary of the IFE-INE, which was moderated by the Minister President of the INE, Lorenzo Córdova, the electoral exconsejera Jacqueline Peschard to talking about the challenges facing the institution, emphasis put on the executive must stop during the electoral process, promoting the actions of his government.
“I think the biggest challenge is to get the President of the Republic to adhere to the rules of not broadcasting official publicity during political campaigns, and I think that morning press conferences are a mechanism, without a doubt, among other things, of promotion. of the government’s actions ”, he warned.
Coincidentally, the former president of the Institute, José Woldenberg, stressed that democracy is not only elections, but must also be a regulated, fragmented and, above all, monitored power.
“And to those three things, and that is my concern, the current administration, but specifically the President of the Republic, does not give any importance. First. Power in democracy has limits, and those limits are the Constitution and the laws.
“But when the Presidency says that justice is above the law, and the popular will above the law, the first thing one wonders is who says what is fair and who reads what the popular will is. And I understand that the President believes that it is he who dictates it, “he said.