The IFE in Mexico is being questioned about the results of the Presidential Election afte the violent incidents that occurred in Rincon Chamula, Chiapas, resulting with ‘lost’ packets of federal election ballots .
The Federal Electoral Institute (IFE) decided to suspend voting in 9 boxes located in Bochil, Chiapas, due to violent acts that were raised on Sunday. According to the Institute the “showdown” was between political groups contending for the Presidency Council.
Authorities of the District Council 02 of the FE header Bochil, decided to suspend the voting and moved the package to the Board for counting. Reports spoke of some injured people taken to the town of Pueblo Nuevo, and that the result of that was what motivated riots in that district as well.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate of the Democratic Revolution Party in Mexico has assured that out of the 143,000 polling stations this past Sunday, 113,855 presented irregularities.
Lopez Obrador held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon publicly informing that he had requested Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute (IFE) to tally up election day votes, “one by one, station by station.”
Furthermore, Obrador announced, “We are not asking for a favor, we are requesting for what is written as law to be done,”. However, according to preliminary votes, Obrador is the leftist candidate who lost to Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI party.
Obrador denied that his decision to go ahead in such a way was of extravagant nature since he mentioned basing himself on various inconsistencies found throughout 113,855 polling stations. “We will make use of the rights we have and are acting in a responsible way in conformity with what is legal,” Obrador reminded the public.
Obrador also denounced Enrique Peña Nieto and his PRI campaign for buying millions of votes and spending more money than what the law permits in election campaigns.
IFE on the other hand responded to Obrador’s claim by announcing that on Wednesday there would be an extraordinary commission to decide upon the issued ask. The IFE is also expected to release the official election results on Wednesday. In conference, the official said on election day were stolen six-pack, plus two boxes were left installed in Oaxaca, so you will have to check in district counts a total of 1,430,114 packets.
IFE in Mexico is Being Questioned about The Results of the Presidential Election
Openings of squares to account for votes, said there is possibility of total counts in 37 districts located in Aguascalientes, Baja California, Hidalgo State of Mexico, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Coahuila, Michoacán, Sonora, Puebla, Chihuahua, Guanajuato and Mexico City, among other states.
Meanwhile, the Minister Francisco Guerrero said the IFE guarantees citizens a transparent recount, as said the exercise will count that as of tomorrow.
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