The Colombian Elections 2022 They will take place this Sunday, June 19, and there are two numbers that will face each other on this election day: Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández. Colombians must elect one of them to take the reins of the country during the 2022-2026 period.
The most voted candidate in the first round was Gustavo Petro, a bespectacled revolutionary who survived torture and exile and is close to conquering power. Now, at 62 years old, he could become Colombia’s first leftist president and break the status quo that he has prevailed in Colombia for the last few years.
On the front sidewalk is Rodolfo Hernández, a millionaire who appeared unprecedented in these elections and burst into position in this Second Round. Without ideology but with a lot of media and public reach, he has surprised us to date.
In this note we will tell you everything you need to know about the 2022 Colombia Elections. Check where your polling place is in the elections, if you are a juror and everything about the Dry Law that applies this weekend in the country.
Link, Colombia Elections 2022: where do I have to vote?
Based on the information from the Registry, you must follow the following steps:
- go to website registry.gov.co.
- Once there, hit the button that says “Check your polling place.”
- This will redirect you to the page eleccioncolombia.registraduria.gov.co.
- When you’re there, select the option that says “Polling Place.”
- Next, you will have to write the number of your identity card.
- And, when you do that, the page will show you all the information about your polling place: position, table, address, municipality, town, exact location on the map, among other data.
It should be noted that the only document authorized to vote in the elections is the yellow citizenship card with holograms.
Colombia Elections 2022: how do I know if I am a voting jury?
The Registrar’s Office will inform those who served in the last elections this week so that, once again, they can carry out their duties in the second round. The messages will be sent via text message to the cell phone and to the email provided by each voting jury.
When does the Dry Law begin in the Colombian Elections 2022?
Among the measures that will be applied in the country is the dry law, which means the prohibition of the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages from 6 pm on Saturday June 18 to 6 am on Monday June 20, 2022.
Dry Law in Colombia Elections 2022: what is the fine if I do not comply?
In case of not complying with the norm, the mayors and police may take corrective measures. The sanctions can carry a fine of up to 394 thousand pesos for those people caught by the authorities consuming alcoholic beverages.