Newspaper La Jornada
Thursday, March 24, 2022, p. 5
With the validation of the nominal list of 92 million 823 thousand 216 voters who will be able to participate on April 10 in the consultation for the revocation of the mandate, it follows that in order to remove President Andrés Manuel López Obrador it will be required that 37 million 129 thousand 286 citizens manifest in that sense, equivalent to 40 percent of the total number of Mexicans inscribed on that list, which would make the democratic exercise binding. In this context, Morena demanded that the INE guide the voters who left their voter registration paperwork unfinished so that they can promote an electoral trial in order to vote.
The president of the INE, Lorenzo Córdova, pointed out that since 2015 the agency has available in the modules the formats so that citizens who for some reason are not on the nominal list can promote a citizen trial before the Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Power of the Federation and can vote.
Who does not want to vote, well no, as long as voting is not mandatory in Mexico, participating or not participating depends on each person..
Shortly before, Morena’s representative, Mario Llergo, insisted that the INE’s performance has been insidious at all times in this process: first, because they only wanted to validate the signatures through telephone applications; he decided to install a reduced number of polling places and now with the warning to the voter that he will not be able to vote when he goes to the citizen module to do the paperwork for the credential.
Counselor Ciro Murayama explained that to give certainty, from the beginning the dates for the closing of the nominal list to vote on the revocation were set on February 15 to carry out procedures and March 2 to collect the credential. However, he assured, it was decided not to close the modules and provide attention to the citizen to carry out procedures, since the citizen is given a format that he must sign.
The document states:
I hereby state that the INE notified me that by virtue of the fact that I carried out my procedure after February 15, 2022, or collected my credential after March 2, 2022, my data will not be included in the nominal list of voters to be used for the citizen consultation on the revocation of the mandate and, consequently, I will not be able to participate. He commented that this is made clear to the citizen at the time of carrying out the procedure in this period.
The morenista deputy César Hernández, asked the INE to carry out a dissemination campaign to encourage citizen trials that allow people to vote even if they are in these cases, validated by the TEPJF. He trusted that citizens will go to the polls en masse to support the mandate of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
In contrast, the representative of the PAN, Humberto Aguilar attacked Morena:
Those who are promoting the revocation of the mandate, flouting legality, are not the same, they are worse, because the INE cannot be asked to generate social enthusiasm for an exercise that is perceived as useless, unnecessary, superfluous..
The PRD member Arturo Prida maintained that
What we will never agree on is destroying the institutions that allowed us to have this democracy. Changing the laws by way of a majority that is only looking out for its interests is not democratic, and worse still, it is not ethical.referring to the decree on government propaganda.