Pachuca, Hidalgo. / 01.08.2021 23:45:08
The electorate of Hidalgo did not support the popular consultation on the “Trial of former presidents”, because citizen participation this August 1 did not reach the 40 percent required for the result to be binding, as established by the Federal Law of Popular Consultation and the guidelines of the National Electoral Institute.
Until Sunday night and after the quick count carried out by the federal electoral body in the entity, Around 175 thousand 609 people participated, this after counting 937 minutes of boards of directors out of a total of 1,362, that is, the equivalent of 68.79 percent of the total; reflecting only 7.79 percent of the nominal list of the state that amounts to two million 252 thousand 555 citizens who could express their opinion at the receiving tables.
Regarding the result Of the answers to the question of the consultation, the prevailing was “Yes”, with 172 thousand 613 ballots marked; thousand 999 split the “No” and 997 nullNot reaching the minimum percentage of citizen participation is not a binding result.
Until last night, there were about 425 minutes of receiving tables remaining from the count, and it is expected that around 63 will be counted, with about 70 percent and less than eight percent of the electorate that participated in this exerciseIt is very difficult for them to reach 40 percent of the total nominal list, which is equivalent to 901 thousand 22 Hidalgo citizens who were due to issue their opinion this August 1st.
It should be noted that of the 1,444 citizens who were accredited before the federal electoral body to act as observers of the development of the popular consultation, only 758 showed up at the receiving tables to carry out this work of vigilance of the correct development of the electoral day.
Although the INE did not detail the reasons why the remaining 286 were not presented, throughout the extraordinary session of follow-up to this democratic exercise, but by not having representations of the political parties, only citizens that were accredited as observers could maintain a presence in the 1,362 voting centers installed in Hidalgo, for which it was not possible to have an average of these figures at each receiving table on August 1.
According to the Information System on the development of the popular consultation, only nine incidents were reported at various receiving tables: In district 1 of Huejutla, table 431 contiguous 1, interference or obstruction in the development of receiving opinions was reported by people outside the board of directors, because a citizen wanted to express his opinion with the voter ID of his spouse.
In district 2 of Mixquiahuala, adjacent table 92, a citizen issued the opinion without a credential and without appearing on the nominal list; district 4 of Tulancingo, basic table 1555 a citizen gave his opinion without a credential to vote and without being on the nominal list, the document was not current; District 6 of Pachuca, contiguous 880 table 2, interference in the normal development of the reception of opinions by an official of the receiving table, this derived from the fact that the president introduced three ballots in the ballot box for no apparent reason.
Similarly, in this district of the capital of Hidalgo, at the receiving table 880 basic, interference in the development of the popular consultation on the part of a citizen observerHe found himself talking to the public, taking various annotations and questioning how many votes had been entered in the polls.
In district 7 of Tepeapulco, table 1225 contiguous 1, interference in the development of reception of opinions by an observer; in that same district, table 1215 contiguous 2, the reception of opinions was temporarily suspended for other reasons, officials of receiving tables sought to withdraw because they did not agree with the support granted by the INE for their food, same situation in adjacent table 1215 3, the voting center commission spoke with the officials of the table and they do not abandon their work; finally, in this district 7, adjoining table 1222 1, prolonged absence of a receiving table official.