The INE is autonomous but collaborates with the Government to strengthen democracy: Córdova



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Córdova Vianello explained that he met with Segob and the SSPC to discuss the detection of threats, risks and vulnerabilities to prevent, avoid and punish criminal actions in the electoral context.

Mexico City, January 23 (However).- Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, President Councilor of National Electoral Institute (INE) informed that they work in conjunction with the Government of Mexico (Segob) and the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC) on the Protection Strategy in the Electoral Context 2022.

“This year, on Sunday, July 5, the elections will be held to elect the governorships of Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas, Durante, where city councils will also be elected, and Quintana Roo, where there will also be an election of the members of the Local Council,” he said in a video shared on social media.

In addition, he stated that during the next three months extraordinary elections will be held in various municipalities of Oaxaca, Veracruz and Chiapas.

He added that the Mandate Revocation Consultation, which will involve a national voting day for April 10, is also being organized.

Córdova Vianello explained that last Tuesday, January 18, together with the Secretary of the Interior, Adán Augusto López, and the head of the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, Rosa Icela Rodríguez, they met to discuss the detection of threats, risks and vulnerabilities. to prevent, avoid and punish criminal actions in the electoral context.

Córdova also explained that the INE “fully exercises and permanently defends its constitutional autonomy,” but that does not mean that it does not collaborate with the Federal Government, as well as local governments, to strengthen Mexican democracy.

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