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Mexico: National Electoral Institute Challenges Reduction of Its Budget Before Supreme Court

(Feb. 4, 2019) Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (Instituto Nacional Electoral, INE) filed a constitutional suit before the Supreme Court of the Nation against the reduction of 950 million pesos (nearly US$50 million) that the lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados, Chamber of Deputies) made to the INE’s 2019 expenditures budget and the salary reductions […]

Indonesia: Campaign Ads Banned Outside Set Election Period

(Mar. 6, 2014) Indonesia’s Election Supervisory Committee (Badan Pengawas Pemilihan Umum, often called Bawaslu), the General Elections Commission, and the Central Information Commission, together with the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission, have jointly announced a ban on advertisements run by political parties before the upcoming election season. The ban applies to both electronic and print media and […]