This Saturday began the electoral calendar for the presidential elections in Colombia, so until next March 11, political parties and movements, coalitions, significant groups of citizens and committees that promote blank voting, must carry out the formal registration of their candidates for the Presidency and Vice Presidency of the Republic.
The National Registry of Civil Status established the protocol for the registration of candidacies that It must be done in person and keeping all biosecurity protocols to prevent the spread of covid-19.
Similarly, it established that “candidates or their campaign managers You must schedule an appointment to complete the registration process. before the competent electoral authority.
It was also known that the National Registrar of Civil Status or the delegated registrar in Electoral matters, they are the only ones who are enabled to receive and verify the requirements for the registration of the presidential candidacy.
In this sense, it was established that through the web portal of the Comprehensive Electoral Training System (Sice), https://www.registraduria.gov.co/-Sistema-Integral-de-Capacitacion-Electoral-the requirements for the registration of candidates may be reviewed.
Finally, the Registrar reported that Until Friday, February 4, the pre-candidates of the different coalitions will be able to register will be able to register for the consultations that will take place on Sunday, March 13, to choose the definitive candidate for the presidential elections on May 29.
To prevent the dead from voting
The National Registry of Civil Status also reported that Colombians will be able to check if the identity cards of their relatives who died in recent years, they are still enabled in the electoral roll.
“In the midst of purging the electoral census, the National Registry Office established the Death Query link on the website www.registraduria.gov.co, in which Colombians will be able to verify if the identity cards of their relatives deceased are still valid in the National Identification File (ANI), “said the entity.
Additionally, the National Directorate of Civil Registry enabled electronic mail [email protected] so that the relatives of the deceased, send the civil death registry, with the aim of validating the legality of the document and advance the process of cancellation of the citizenship card.
“They have the duty to report the death: the surviving spouse, the closest relatives of the deceased, the people who live in the house where the death occurred, the doctor who attended the deceased in his last illness and the funeral home that attends his burial”, sections of article 74 of the decree 1260 of 1970.