The Electoral Board opens a file on Tezanos, who faces a penalty of 30,000 euros | Spain | EUROtoday

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The Central Electoral Board has accepted this afternoon to provoke a sanctioning file in opposition to Félix Tezanos, the president of the Center for Sociological Research (CIS), for not having beforehand reported, even by the emergency process, that this public physique depending on the Ministry of The Presidency had the intention of finishing up a survey on the depth of the interval of reflection that the president, Pedro Sánchez, took on his continuity within the face of the harassment suffered by his spouse, Begoña Gómez. The file and the attainable sanction, which on this case might vary between 3,000 and 30,000 euros, is just not for finishing up the survey or for the kind of questions requested, which have been extremely questioned.

The JEC agreed final January, unanimously amongst its members, to draft an instruction following a earlier criticism from the PP to make clear what the conduct of the CIS, and different public demographic institutes situated in some autonomous communities, must be concerning the preparation of surveys and particularly in regards to the information of its outcomes in the course of the electoral marketing campaign. The JEC thus ordered, instantly and which has already been launched for the elections in Galicia, that each one these organizations and demographic institutes ought to inform it of after they perform these electoral polls and, above all, they must facilitate all of the events that The information from these coveted surveys demand it even throughout the marketing campaign interval.

The present file in opposition to Tezanos is predicated on this modification of what’s stipulated in article 69.8 of the natural regulation of electoral regime (Loreg), which within the case of polls will increase the attainable sanctions to a variety between 3,000 and 30,000 euros. The file begins now and has three months to finish and the affected individual can file an attraction and even assume guilt after which the sanction might be diminished by as much as 40%. The 12 current members of the JEC (with out the president who was touring) unanimously accepted the infraction in opposition to Tezanos however there have been abstentions on the necessity to open a file.

The JEC, then again, has additionally accepted one other attraction from the PP, ERC and Ciudadanos in opposition to the interview with President Pedro Sánchez, that Monday, on the night information, within the sense of demanding that RTVE compensate the others. events and candidates for the Catalan elections that require it with an interview in an “analogous format and similar time and program.” This decision of the JEC, which its elements admit is difficult to use, has been urgently transferred to RTVE because of the urgency of the state of affairs as a result of the marketing campaign is getting into its last stretch. The events might resolve which candidates attend that interview.

The JEC has rejected the attraction introduced by the PP and ERC in opposition to the institutional assertion made by Pedro Sánchez final Monday, wherein he introduced that he’ll proceed to steer the Government because of that reflection.

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