Celis and project you are looking for "to save" candidacies: For electoral justice, we must fight to the end

Deputy Ricardo Celis (PPD) referred to the “express” bill called “Celis Law“, what are you looking for allow the replacement of candidacies that have been contested by the Electoral Service (Servel) due to errors at the time of accrediting administrative documents to the agency.

The initiative –Visa is by 25 votes in favor, two against and one abstention in the Senate– acquired that name in reference to the re-election of the deputy, whose application was rejected for not accompanying the authorization of the Servel to open his bank account.

The Tricel violated international agreements signed by Chile, specifically, the Pact of San José de Costa Rica“Celis accused. (Foto / Aton)

According to Third, the deputy stated that he “has not promoted the project“, adding:”It seems to me that it is going on the right line and is to restore electoral justice“.

“I, as I have pointed out, I met all the requirements requested by the Electoral Service. But third parties, who were in charge of registering the candidacy, made mistakes that I do not know their origin and form, probably, linked to human errors or, as has happened in other cases, to complications of the Servel platform itself“, raised the parliamentarian.

The Tricel violated international agreements signed by Chile, specifically, the Pact of San José de Costa Rica“Celis accused:” When there is doubt, the right of the voter prevails. And here it has not been sheltered neither the right of the elector nor the right of the candidate to be elected for an absolutely bureaucratic matterEven though, in my case, I sent the document -signed before a notary- stating the will to comply with the requirement to open the bank account. “

“Although these short and express laws are not very aesthetic, when it comes to restoring electoral justice, you have to fight to the end. Above all, because This is protected in international treaties signed by Chile, where people’s civil and political rights are protected“Celis sentenced.

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