This Monday, the National Registry of Civil Status certified that The promoter committee that promotes the revocation of the mandate in Medellín against Mayor Daniel Quintero, did reach the necessary signaturess to drive the initiative.
After the Registrar’s Office announced that the 133,248 signatures of the 91,211 necessary to convene the process of revocation of the Daniel Quintero, the mayor decided to challenge said decision, alleging that he found alleged irregularities in 30,000 of the signatures.
“After reviewing the signatures of the revocation, we can affirm that the revocation committee did not obtain the necessary support. Instead yes, there was a systematic process of forgery, uniprocedencies and more than 60% of the real citizens were not even from Medellín”Said the local president of Medellín on his social networks on December 22.
But nevertheless, The Prosecutor’s Office rejected the objection and reported that the process remains firmTherefore, in about two months, citizens would be going to the polls again.
Being so, The governor of Antioquia, Aníbal Gaviria, in a maximum of 20 days must define the date that the voting will take place. In addition, Gaviria must also receive from the National Electoral Council the certificate of campaign expenses from the promoter committee.
According to the E-24 certificate from the Registrar’s Office, For this election day to be decisive, at least 60% of the 829,653 voters who voted in the 2019 elections must participate in it. by the Mayor’s Office of Medellín, that is, 497,795 citizens with their ID registered in Medellín.
It should be noted that only if the majority of citizens vote for the mayor to leave, will it take immediate effect, but if this is not the case, Quintero’s departure from the mayoralty will be revoked and an attempt will not be made to revoke his government in the remainder of his term.
At the moment it is expected that the National Electoral Council (CNE) will issue a resolution certifying the legality of the financing expenses of the promoter committee that promotes this initiative in the capital of Antioquia.