The Venezuelan association Súmate denounced this Tuesday that the Executive, governors and mayors have used state resources to promote political campaigns for the regional and local elections on November 21.
“For the board of the National Electoral Council (CNE), this reality does not exist and today, September 14, it only announces that it will begin to discuss the Special Regulations for the Electoral Campaign,” added the association on its Twitter account.
Súmate pointed out that the CNE has not responded to a complaint they made, on August 20, against the dictator of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, for having used the state media to transmit 16 speeches by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela ( PSUV), between January 25 and August 14 of this year.
The organization said that the CNE has the power and the obligation to apply article 75 of the Organic Law of Electoral Processes, which prohibits advancing the electoral campaign and regulating it, “as well as regulating presidential broadcasts through the public media platform. Social”.
On November 21, Venezuela will hold regional and local elections, in which citizens will elect the governors of 23 states that make up the country and the mayors of 335 municipalities, as well as representatives of the legislative councils.
The CNE stipulated in the electoral schedule that the campaign will be between October 28 and November 18.
On Monday, the rector of the organization Tania D’Amelio reported that the period of modifications and substitutions of initially nominated candidates began.
“The period for the modifications and substitutions of candidates and candidates to be reflected in the electoral ballot, starts from today until September 22,” D’Amelio wrote on his Twitter account.