The upcoming elections general of November 14 will have a increase in the amount that the table authorities will be charged as per diem for their performance during election day.
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This was established by Resolution 202/2021 of the Ministry of the Interior, which was already published in the Official Gazette. The increase consists of $ 1,000 and this is in addition to the $ 2,500 they already received from the Primary, Open, Simultaneous, Compulsory elections (STEP) from September 12.
As reported by the authorities, this increase is taken into account “Considering the prevailing circumstances” with the objective of “To contribute to the maximum assistance of the table authorities for a normal, agile and transparent development of the elections ”.
New amount for travel expenses
“The situation of those citizens who, in the exceptional context determined by the pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, have fulfilled their functions as table authority in both the Primary, Open, Simultaneous and Obligatory as in the General Elections of the current year ”.
This was the statement issued, signed by the Minister of the Interior, Eduardo Wado De Pedro, in order to justify this increase. What’s more, if the table authority came to fulfill those same functions in the STEP of September 12, after the general elections it will charge $ 1,000.
Verification of functions
It was also detailed that the National Electoral Justice will verify that the people who must perform these tasks duly fulfill their functions, the same as established in the National Electoral Code.
Likewise, it will inform the list of people who will have the right to receive the amounts established by this new Resolution, and the The National Electoral Justice will be in charge of indicating in which table they have exercised their functions as table authorities.
Also, this measure signed by the Minister of the Interior, as well as by the National Electoral Chamber and / or the Electoral Secretariats that make up each of the districts, will have the function of informing the National Electoral Directorate the number of people who exercise the tasks of authorities. table, before November 30, 2021.
“Citizens with the right to receive the per diem paid in their favor must attend the place and in the manner indicated by a National Identity Document. After TWELVE (12) months from the date of the national election in 2021, your right to receive them will prescribe ”, was detailed in the Resolution published in the Official Gazette.
What was it like before the STEP?
Dated July 6, 2021, Resolution 108/2021, ruled that the table authorities received an amount of $ 2,500 and also an extra $ 1,500 for those who “actually participate in the training activities recognized by the National Electoral Justice, prior to the primary elections ”.
At the same time, $4.500 was the amount set for those citizens who were designated by the National Electoral Justice as delegates at established polling places. And also a sum of $ 1,700 for judicial delegates that effectively comply with the submission of reports of events, incidents or requested data by the National Electoral Chamber.
In turn, it was agreed to pay $ 6,200 to those people who served as technological delegates of the National Electoral Justice, in those establishments where the verification of the identity of the voters was carried out through biometric identification.