The Superior Room of the TEPJF today rejected by majority a project that proposed to return the candidacy for the Municipal Presidency of Torreón to Luis Fernando Salazar Fernández, Therefore, it was definitively confirmed that the Lagunero will not be able to compete in the next elections.
The proposal presented by the presentation of the presiding magistrate Jose Luis Vargas Valdez he considered the sanction of annulling Luis Fernando’s right to be voted disproportionate.
However, the magistrates of the highest electoral jurisdictional instance in the country rejected by a majority of 6 votes against and one in favor the bill of magistrate Vargas Valdez, which originally ordered the IEC register the applicant and the INE analyze the application of another sanction according to the fault committed by the actor.
This was the first time that a judge proposed to agree with Salazar Fernández, however, the intention was rejected.
The magistrate Felipe Alfredo Fuentes Barrera considered that the proposal presented by Vargas Valdez It was contrary to the judicial doctrine that said Superior Chamber has been establishing in various precedents, which was supported by the majority.
Salazar Fernández filed an appeal for reconsideration against the judgment issued by the Monterrey Regional Room which confirmed the cancellation of his registration as a candidate for the municipal presidency of Torreón, having failed to present his pre-campaign report.
In your project, Vargas Valdez considered the appellant’s proposals to be well founded, considering that the Monterrey Regional Chamber made an improper interpretation.
He considered that Sala Regional idid not comply with the duty of verifying that the national electoral authority had taken into consideration the parameters to rate the severity of the omission.
The president considered that the elements provided by the supervisory authority were insufficient to sustain that the omission comprised malicious conduct that could be classified as serious major, This allowed the application of the sanction that in his opinion had a disproportionate impact on annulling the appellant’s right to be voted.