MÉRIDA, Yucatan, June 6, 2023.- The National Electoral Institute (INE) issued the call for citizens interested in filling a vacancy in the Local Council of the Institute in Yucatan and who wish to participate in the 2023-2024 electoral process, may apply for the position of councilor.
The call will be open from June 6 to July 4, 2023, as established by the General Council of INE, which seeks to guarantee the citizenship of the electoral processes.
In turn, in order to preserve the right of participation of the persons who were appointed to occupy an electoral council for the 2017-2018 and 2020-2021 Federal Electoral Processes and meet the legal requirements established in the General Law of Electoral Institutions and Procedures (LGIPE), and express their willingness to participate in the 2023-2024 Federal Electoral Process, the necessary actions will be taken to propose, as the case may be, their ratification to the General or Local Council as the case may be.
The Local Council of INE in the State is made up of six formulas, one of which must be renewed in the upcoming Federal Electoral Process.
The call will be open from June 6 to July 4; the reception of applications and the integration and remission of the file from June 6 to July 5; if there are any inconsistencies in the files, they will be notified from June 7 to July 5 and these must be corrected between June 7 and July 6.
Once the complete delivery of the requested documentation has been made and its correct integration has been verified, the candidates must review the content of the induction course on the functions performed by the electoral councilors of the Local and District Councils of INE, which will be available on the Institute’s website.
Meanwhile, the delivery of integrated files and preliminary lists of candidates by the Local Board to the Executive Secretariat will be from July 7 to 11, 2023; the electoral councilors must integrate the final proposals between September 4 and 8, for approval by the General Council no later than September 20, 2023.
The requirements that must be met include: being Mexican by birth and not acquiring another nationality and being in full enjoyment and exercise of their political and civil rights, being registered in the Federal Registry of Voters and having a voting credential.
In addition, they must have a residence of two years in the corresponding federal entity; have knowledge for the adequate performance of their functions; not have been registered as a candidate for any popularly elected office in the three years immediately prior to the appointment.
Neither shall they be or have been a national, state or municipal leader of any political party in the three years immediately preceding the appointment; they shall be of good reputation and shall not have been convicted of any crime, unless it was of a non-intentional or reckless nature.