It is necessary to prove the identity at the time of suffrage (Agustin Marcarian)
In the 2023 elections in Argentina, citizens must elect a president, vice president, national senators and deputies, and parliamentarians for Parlasur. There will be a first instance in the Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory Primaries (PASO) on August 13. There the political coalitions and the lists of candidates that can be presented in the general elections on October 22 will be defined. In the event that no candidate obtains on that occasion more than 45% of the votes or 40% with a difference of 10 points from the second, there will be a ballot on November 19.
According to the electoral schedule made official by the government, on July 14 the definitive electoral register will be published, so that citizens will be able to search for their data and obtain the necessary information at the time of voting, such as the place and polling station scheduled for the elections. PASSED.
It should be remembered that both being on the electoral roll and having the necessary documents to be able to vote on election day are essential requirements to be able to vote.
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These are the valid documents to vote according to the information released by the National Electoral Chamber in the 2023 elections
According to the information released by the National Electoral Chamber, the valid documents to vote in the 2023 elections are:
-DNI (green book)
-DNI (light blue notebook)
-DNI card of the light blue notebook with legend “not valid to vote” and without specification of copy
On the other hand, it is important to point out that you must vote with the civic document that appears in the electoral roll, or with a later version of it. If you attend to vote with a document prior to the one that appears in the register, you will not be able to cast the vote. In addition, the ID on the cell phone is not valid to vote.
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The documentation proving the identity of the voter will be requested by the polling station authorities (Télam)
It is probable that, in cases of theft or loss of DNI, voters wonder if they can vote with proof of the DNI in process. In this case, the Ministry of the Interior is categorical and points out that it is not, because any proof of a document in process is not considered proof of identity.
If you have lost your DNI or if it was stolen on the eve of the elections, you will not be able to cast your vote, since you will not be able to prove your identity to the polling station authorities on voting day. Therefore, if you are between 18 and 70 years old and you cannot vote on election day, you must justify your absence with a police report of theft or loss of ID before the Electoral Secretariat of the Federal Court of the corresponding district, within 60 days after the election.
Voters can check their situation on the website of the National Registry of Vote Violators.
In addition, in accordance with the provisions of article 11 of the Electoral Code, the voter can also request protection from the federal judge with electoral jurisdiction so that his civic document improperly withheld by a third party is delivered.
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Voting in Argentina is mandatory for those over 18 years of age and those under 70.
Voting in Argentina is mandatory for those over 18 years of age and those under 70. Those who do not cast their vote in the PASO must justify their absence before the National Electoral Justice within a period of 60 days before the National Registry of Duty Violators Vote to avoid fines and penalties.
If you do not attend to vote, the economic sanctions in the PASO vary between 50 and 500 pesos for voters over 18 years of age and under 70, having a period of “60 days from the respective election” to justify the absence.
However, the fines for not casting the vote in the STEP are set as follows: if the voter has no previous infractions without regularizing, he must pay $50, if he has 1 previous infraction it will be $100, with 2 previous infractions without regularizing the value it will reach $200.
It is worth mentioning that if the voter has 3 previous violations without regularizing, they will have a fine of $400, while if the voter has 4 or more previous violations without regularizing, it will amount to $500.
In addition, whoever does not attend to vote may not be appointed or appointed to perform public functions or jobs for 3 years from the election. Whoever does not pay the fine will not be able to carry out procedures or procedures before the national, provincial and Autonomous City of Buenos Aires state agencies for one year.
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