Key Electoral Flaw


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Escrito por ZihuaRob desde 189.147.39.138 (dsl-189-147-39-138.prod-infinitum.com.mx) el día domingo, 16 de diciembre, 2007 a las 20:00:55 horas :

En respuesta a: Re: just wondering escrito por judi in Sunny OKlahoma! desde 207.69.137.43 (ca208-ch03-bl10.il-chicago0.sa.earthlink.net) el día domingo, 16 de diciembre, 2007 a las 18:37:40 horas :

Man, have you ever asked THE RIGHT QUESTION. Thank you.

To obtain a voter's credential in Mexico you do not need to provide a LEGAL address or even prove residency. It is ridiculous how easy it is to get a credencial de elector and, most importantly, to appear on the official list of registered voters and be associated with a district. That is one of the major flaws with our electoral laws.

I believe if and when politicians and public servants are serious about meaningful electoral reform and removing the temptation to use squatters to buy votes and stuff urns, then a proposal to require a legal address in order to appear on the list of registered voters associated with a district will be made and voted into law. Until then, expect the problem only to worsen.



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