Pachuca.- Magistrates of Electoral Court of the state of Hidalgo revoked the majority record of the candidate of Social Encounter Party (PESH), Daniel Andrade Zurutuza, at Huejutla municipality and they ordered the replacement of the mayoral election in that place.
Considering that the principle of separation of church-state was violated, the full Court ruled to annul the election.
He cited biblical passages in campaign
The magistrate Manuel Alberto Cruz Martínez, presented the evidence provided by the Institutional Revolutionary party that were included in file JIN-028-PRI-037/2020.
In the analysis study elements were found both in photographic and video evidence, where it is shown that the candidate counted on electoral propaganda near a religious compound.
It was also shown that some biblical passages were cited during the campaign events of the PESH applicant.
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Derived from these offenses, in addition to annulling the election, the magistrates agreed to impose a financial penalty both to the PESH and its candidate for mayor, with 50 UMAS to the political institute and 150 to its candidate for the irregularities they incurred during the proselytizing activities.
The majority record was revoked both Andrade Zurutuza as well as the councilors and the attorney general.
For his part Daniel Andrade said he was respectful of the verdict; However, he pointed out that he did not share the criteria or the arguments and asserted that he was sure of the transparency of the process and, above all, that the will of the 16,390 citizens who voted in his favor in the last election on October 18 will be respected.
Said will appeal to the impartiality and good judgment of the magistrates of the Federal Electoral Tribunal based in Toluca who will be in charge of determining the validity of the victory, where he pointed out that the vote count favors them since the citizens preferred his candidacy.
Warned that will continue with due process so that the decision of the Huejutla citizenship is respected.
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