New INE advisers: Segob supports that luck defines the last part of the process
Adam Augusto Lopezhead of the Ministry of the Interior (Segob), supported the election of the four new directors of the National Electoral Institute (INE), this because in April Lorenzo Cordova, Ciro MurayamaAdriana Margarita Favela Herrera and José Roberto Ruiz Saldaña.
Adán Augusto López denied the conflict between the government and INE after being accused of wanting to “dismember” him
The Secretary of the Interior dismissed the controversies generated by the reforms to the electoral system between the federal administration and the electoral referees
During the plenary session of National Regeneration Movement (Brunette), López Hernández pointed out this Monday, January 30, that this method will inhibit the “quotism” and “owing the position” to a particular democratic current, so that the composition of the next Electoral Council would be one of the freest since said body was established.
“There is no need to be afraid of it, that’s right: it will be by insaculation. We are against ‘quotism’; That is why they finished off the country, they shared it out as booty and those charges were essential for them”
In addition to this, he announced that the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) proposes the creation of a new initiative to put an end to the excessive salaries paid in said decentralized body, “I think that it could be presented more or less in March,” he mentioned. In this sense, he said that the reform that was approved in political-electoral mattersknown as the AMLO Plan Bcomplies with all constitutional formalities, so that the appeals filed before the supreme court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) will only serve as the process that legitimizes the Electoral Reform of the president.
The choice of the next electoral advisers could depend on luck
If the Chamber of Deputies does not agree, the Supreme Court could select the best profiles through the insaculation
He said that the opposition groups have the right to file the legal resources that they consider pertinent, as the parties that make up the coalition have already done. Goes through Mexico (PRI, PAN and PRD), “another thing is that they are right”.
on your own, Ignacio Mier Velazcoleader of Morena in the Chamber of Deputies, maintained that the four councilors of the INE They will be the product of a transparent and legal selection exercise, which also guarantees gender parity. In addition, given the cancellation of the first call, which came out in December 2022, he reported that the new one will come out in March 2023.
“The democratic definition of who will replace the four directors, among others Ciro Murayama and Lorenzo Córdova, two women and two men, will be the product of an exercise in transparency, legality”
In relation to the draw, he specified that it will take place in a specific setting. He indicated that, if there is no construction of a qualified majority within San Lázaro, the election will have to take place based on the method of insaculation in the SCJN indicated in Article 41 of the Constitution, to put an end to this practice of “quotas and friends”.
“First, the process will be exhausted in the Chamber of Deputies, if the insaculation process does not take place here, it will go to the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN)”
The insaculation is a method that consists of electing officials by putting ballots or IDs in a sack, bag or pitcher, so that it is luck and chance the one that defines the next electoral advisers; However, although this possibility is not yet a reality, San Lázaro will ensure that only the best profiles are in the bag.
Ricardo Monreal ruled out being a ‘corcholata’ of Morena: “I don’t want to offend anyone”
The senator also denied that he will abandon the party to promote his candidacy for the presidency with the opposition, but assured that he will not stop having his own criteria
Hamlet García, deputy from Morena, explained a possibility since January 26, in which the other selection filters could be adjusted so that the number of citizens who aspire to be electoral advisers is reduced by exam application and interviewsin such a way that the best qualified and with the best aptitudes and attitudes would be the ones who would participate in the lottery that would be in charge of the Supreme Court.