From Oct. 20, public events related to the elections will be forbidden. The electoral campaign will be over on Nov. 12
On Thursday, parties began the campaign for the Nov. 14 elections, through which Argentineans will elect 127 out of 257 Lower House representatives and 24 out of 72 seats in the Senate.
In addition, today is the deadline for parties to register the candidates who were proclaimed in the Primary, Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory Elections (PASO).
The Secretary of Political Affairs (SAP) Patricia Garcia and the Head of the National Electoral Directorate (DINE) Diana Quiodo headed the 11th meeting of the Electoral Monitoring Council (CSE) to evaluate and assess the PASO and work in a coordinated and articulated manner with a view to the general election.
Among other things, party financing for the period up to the end of the year was discussed, particularly the contributions "per ballot and per campaign to be received by the political groups that have exceeded the electoral threshold of 1.5 percent”.
Garcia emphasized the necessity to "analyze the Sept. 12 election day in-depth so as to incorporate the necessary improvements needed for the general elections”.
The campaign will start on audiovisual media on Oct. 10. Five days later is the deadline for the publication of electoral rolls, the presentation of the voting ballot templates, and the designation of the authorized poll workers.
From Oct. 20, public events related to the elections will be forbidden. The electoral campaign will be over on Nov. 12.