In Mexico, supreme court suspends parts of electoral reform bill that undermine ‘political-electoral rights’

By Cassandra Garrison and Nick Zieminski, 27 March 2023
Flag of Mexico (photo credit: Chickenonline via pixabay)
Flag of Mexico (photo credit: Chickenonline via pixabay)
The Mexican government said [26 March] it would challenge the Supreme Court's temporary suspension of parts of a controversial electoral reform pushed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The Supreme Court on [24 March] halted parts of the reform, which was a scaled-down version of a failed constitutional reform originally sought. The court also confirmed it will consider a lawsuit from independent electoral institute INE that seeks to overturn it. [...] The Supreme Court's statement said in its statement [on 24 March] that the case involved "the possible violation of citizen's political-electoral rights."
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