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Xóchitl Gálvez requests vote-by-vote review in 80% of Mexico’s electoral centers

Xóchitl Gálvez requests vote-by-vote review in 80% of Mexico’s electoral centers

Former Mexican opposition presidential candidate, Xochitl GálvezThis Tuesday, he requested a vote-by-vote review in 80% of the country’s electoral centers where last Sunday’s elections were held, in which the official party won. Claudia Sheinbaumone day before the National Electoral Institute (INE) begins the official vote.

For now, there are 80% of polling stations (voting centers) where we will request a vote-by-vote review. Until now, the INE has already accepted the recount in at least 60% of the polls. Let’s defend everyone’s vote. From the presidential election, governors, senators, federal and local deputies and municipal presidents“Gálvez indicated in a message on the social network X.

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The former presidential candidate highlighted that in some centers differences were found between what the results report says and the data obtained in the Preliminary election results program (PREPARATION).

Likewise, Gálvez announced that he has instructed the campaign’s legal team to initiate the corresponding legal processes “due to the very clear intervention of the President in the electoral process, due to the evident use of public resources in the campaign of the (official party) Brunette and due to the high level of violence and the intervention of organized crime”.

Previously, the electoral advisor Martin Faz He explained that INE will recount the votes as a way of ensuring that there are no irregularities, while also ruling out the possibility of fraud.

There may be inconsistencies between what the employee wrote on the poster and the minutes, there may be inconsistencies in the minutes themselves. But not fraud“, Faz told journalists.

The narrative of fraud or the narrative of state elections are narratives that do not correspond to reality (…) It is a false narrative. There is no fraud and in any case it must be proven. And to prove this there are calculations,” said Faz.

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And he commented: “There are always inconsistencies and one of the most notable is that there was not a proper transcription of the results on the poster that was placed outside (of the voting centers) and there are also inconsistencies, even within the minutes, which in writing say you They put a information and with the number they put other information, but that’s what the district calculations that start tomorrow are for”.

In last Sunday’s elections, whose results will be confirmed from this Wednesday, Sheinbaum, standard bearer of the parties National Regeneration Movement (Morena), from Work (PT) and Green Ecologist of Mexico (PVEM), won with around 58.3% and 60.7% of the votes, according to INE’s quick count.

Behind her were, with a variation between 26.6% and 28.6% support, Gálvez, and in third place the representative of the also opposition Citizen Movement (MC), Jorge Álvarez Máynezwhich would receive between 9.9% and 10.8% of the votes.

Source: Elcomercio