The PRI leader announced possible changes in the party (Twitter/@PRI_Nacional)
The national leader of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Alejandro Alito Moreno Cárdenas, could continue at the helm of the party until 2024, in the event that an alleged project by magistrate José Luis Vargas that would be presented before the plenary of the Electoral Tribunal of Power is approved. Federation Judiciary (TEPJF).
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According to the journalist Jannet López Ponce, the magistrate would seek that the tricolor can compete “without distractions” in 2024 and that the renewal of the National Leadership take place until the end of the presidential election.
Likewise, through his Twitter account, Judge Vargas would have proposed to revoke the decision of the National Electoral Institute (INE) that invalidated the reform to article 83, in its section XXXVII, of the statutes that was approved at the meeting of the National Political Council.
The decision can still be challenged before the Electoral Tribunal (Twitter/@letroblesrosa)
That is to say, in the project it was explained that the PRI changes would have followed the partisan rules, since they were adjusted to the law and were approved by the partisan body dedicated to it, so it would be valid.
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“The modifications, from the beginning, are protected by the principle of self-organization and self-determination of the political parties, since it is an internal matter (…) the Superior Chamber has established the principle of minimum intervention in the internal affairs of the parties politicians”, deepened the communicator in Milenio.
The National Leadership could continue, as it is since 2019, until 2024 (PRI)
The project would be presented almost two months after the INE rejected the modification to the statutes during a session of the General Council, where the disagreements of some PRI members such as Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Héctor Astudillo and Margarita Santos were analyzed, just to mention a few.
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Prior to the discussion, an INE commission considered the modifications null and void, so that, up to now, neither Alejandro Moreno nor Carolina Viggiano could stay longer than provided for in the statute, that is, they cannot be beyond August 2023. .
“The PRI did not observe the applicable statutory norms, which is why there is no material or legal basis for this General Council to study the constitutional and legal origin of the modifications presented.”
The PRI would have challenged the decision of the INE (Twitter/@alitomorenoc)
“The impossibility of ruling on the constitutional and legal origin of the modifications presented in the statutes of the PRI, approved during the LXII extraordinary session of the CPN, held on December 19, 2022, by virtue of non-compliance with the respective statutory procedure, is declared. ”, could be read in the resolution.
The principles of configurative freedom and self-organization of the party in the face of the 2024 electoral process were the pillars on which the magistrate’s project would have been based.
In addition to this, the recent resolution was contemplated in the Superior Chamber of the TEPJF that allowed Mario Delgado and Citlalli Hernández to remain at the head of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), as president and general secretary, respectively.
In said discussion, the magistrates who rejected Janine Otálora’s project considered that the extension of both figures as party leaders did not represent procedural violations and did not respond to a general disagreement of the militancy.
Such antecedent, according to the journalist, would have established a basis to promote the permanence of Alejandro Moreno as leader of the tricolor at the national level, since the Court would be forced to respect the same principles for both parties equally, in order to avoid internal conflicts prior to the elections.