Mexico.- The National Electoral Institute (INE) announced the possible sanctions that the influencers and celebrities Mexicans who promoted, in the middle of the electoral ban, the vote for the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM), as well as the reprimands that the political force could face.
Last Saturday, June 5, through their stories of Instagram, a diversity of celebrities and influencers spread messages in favor of the Green Ecologist, thereby violating the electoral times, since they did so a few hours before the civic elections will take place.
On the same day of the election day, the Complaints and Complaints Commission of the national electoral body ordered the PVEM to demand that those involved eliminate the content in which they presented the “reasons” that “convinced” them to benefit said party with their suffrage. .
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Today, through the official account of Twitter of the INE, the possible reprimands that celebrities and Green Ecologist will have to face for promoting voting in a prohibited period were made public.
In the case of natural persons, that is, an individual or member of a community with rights and obligations, which all those involved are, they could be entitled to a public reprimand or, alternatively, a financial fine of up to 2,000 days of General Minimum Wage (SMG).
On the other hand, in the case of moral or legal persons, that is, an institution created by one or more natural persons, a warning of up to 100 thousand days of SMG.
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Finally, the PVEM could take an economic fine of 10,000 days of SMG, a reduction of up to 50% of your budget, and even if it is proven that the conduct in which he incurred was serious or repeated, he may lose your registration as a political party before the INE.
Yesterday, the INE announced that it is investigating 95 people who disseminated content in favor of the Green Ecologist, as well as the party itself and the advertising agencies involved.
What follows once the files are integrated will be to summon the parties involved to show their evidence and allegations, and then the cases will be sent to the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Power (TEPJF), who will finally be in charge of determining whether or not there were violations of electoral laws and, where appropriate, impose the sanctions that are required.
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