Mexico City / 23.07.2021 23:05:12
The Electoral Tribunal of Mexico City (TECDMX) ordered the District Council 25, Head of Territorial Demarcation in Xochimilco, of the Electoral Institute of Mexico City (IECM), to carry out a new scrutiny Y calculation of 37 boxes in districts 19 and 25 in a period of 72 hours, considering as founded the omission enforced by the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) in its statement of claim, relative to the fact that the aforementioned council did not carry out the office.
They detailed that this plenary determination is based on article 455 section III of the Code of Electoral Institutions and Procedures of Mexico City, which indicates that the administrative electoral authority must carry out the scrutiny Y calculation when “… b) The number of null votes is greater than the difference between the candidates located in the first and second place in voting… ”, being that in this case the difference between both candidates is 1,741 votes and 4,987 null votes were counted.
He warned that the intention of the plaintiff lies in evidencing the omission of the District council to carry out in an informal way a new scrutiny and computation, therefore, in accordance with article 89 of the Electoral Procedural Law of Mexico City, it was determined to supply the deficiencies and omissions in the argumentation of grievances.
In the Plenary Agreement, it was considered that District Council 25 is the responsible authority for the new calculation, since it is the main electoral administrative authority in Xochimilco he was responsible for the omission enforced by the plaintiff and, finally, for being the authority in charge of the total computation of the mayoral election.
Likewise, it instructed that, as a result of the ordered diligence, the difference between the presumably winning candidacy and the one that came in second place is equal to or less than one percentage point, there is an express request that a representative of the parties be present during the session. politicians.
“The district council shall carry out, in terms of article 457 of the Electoral Code, the total count of squares corresponding to the election of the Xochimilco mayor’s office, excluding from said procedure all those boxes that have already been counted ”, they expressed.
They contemplated that, if as a consequence of the total count of the squares there was a change in the winning candidacy of the election, the district council shall make the necessary adjustments in the final results of the vote, declaration of validity and delivery of proof majority.
“This being the case, once said diligence has been carried out, within the following 24 hours the district council must inform TECDMX about the compliance given to the order, accompanying certified copies of the documentation that supports said compliance,” they stated.