OAS will send its largest delegation for the next elections – El Sol de México

The Organization of American States (OAS) will send to Mexico the “largest” entourage in the history of the country to observe the presidential elections on June 2reported this Monday the president of the National Electoral Institute (INE), Guadalupe Taddei.

“The OAS will send its largest delegation that it has sent in the history of the Mexican elections,” indicated the president advisor of the autonomous organization in a brief meeting with the media.

Taddei specified that in addition two weeks ago they received a mission from the Inter-American Union of Electoral Organizations (Uniore) who will carry out a visit in three phases.

The firsthe added, it will be recognitionin which you will have an interaction with the institutions; in the second will bring a “specific plan”, although he did not specify which one, and the third will be the day of the electoral journey.

He pointed out that he has also received a group of womenwho are included in various international organizations, who come to observe How has the INE progressed in this matter?.

The OAS visit is in response to a invitation that the electoral bodyHe sent it to the international organization from July 2023, which the Secretary General, Luis Almagro, accepted that same month.

Furthermore, it is carried out in the context of political violence that surrounds the current electoral process in Mexico, whose campaign stage began last March 1 and which is the main worry of parties, political organizations and electoral authorities towards the June 2 elections.

During January, at least five candidates or aspirants for elected office were murderedaccording to reports from the civil organization Data Cívica.

The number of homicides related to political-electoral violence rises to 21 if we also take into account public officials and relatives of politiciansdetailed the report ‘Vote between bullets’ published in January.

The June 2 elections will be the largest in the country’s history, with more than 97 million people called to renew 20,375 federal positions, including the Presidency of the Republic, the 500 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and the 128 of the Senate, as well as nine state governments.

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