Elections. - Are Made Several Reforms In The Electoral Law.


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October 27 law

Elections.â € You are making reforms in the electoral law.



For the national congress has sanctioned the following law:



The following reforms have been included in the electoral law:

ArtA-article 1.A to € "The article 5.A ° is reformed asA-:" The inscriptions in the national grid will be made in separate books, following the order of the rich and The time-to-day. Each book will contain 400 entries. No game that is scraped A³ amended will be made if these defects are not saved in the same heading. At the end of each entry of inscription, the citizen who applies for the registration shall sign. "

Art. 2.A ° to € "To Article 6.A is replaced by the following:" Any inscription shall be made personally to the qualifying table of the electoral district within which the civilian address of the voter is located.

The qualification by power is prohibited; Only those Bolivians who reside outside the Republic of the Republic and the public servants who exercise their office outside the place of their civil domicile, the ability to register by duly legalized power.

It is null any inscription made in electoral section other than that of the civil domicile, whose The determination will be made following the rules established by the common law.

Be excepted to the public officials, who can also register in the place where they perform their duties, however they have different civil domicile ".

Art. 3.A to € "The second indent of Article 8.A is replaced by the following:" No letters of citizenship shall be issued in duplicate or certificates of registration ". Citizens who have lost their registration may be able to vote by checking the accuracy and the identity of the qualification ".

Art. 4.A ° †"The article 12 is reformed asA-:" The rejistros of inscription will be closed thirty days to ntes of each election with the final act expressed in the article 7.A "

Art. 5A ° .†"To Article 14 is replaced:" The rejistros formed in accordance with Article 5 A, shall be deposited in the office of a notary responsible for in extravA-or and the alterations to be noted in the items.

The tables shall be collected and


Art. 6.A to € "To items 18.19, 20, 21, 22 and 25 are replaced by the following:" The municipalities associated with the registration tables, shall form the electoral juries during the month of December of each year, with the view of the CA-vics. The omission will be punishable by a fine of twenty Bolivians A-cipe, imposed by the Superior Court-a complaint that states the fact ".

Art. 7.A to € "The conditions for jury will be the ones designated in articles 34 and 35 of the printing regulations.

Art. 8.A to € "The electoral jury is disallowed, except for the only cases of more than sixty years of age and of having exercised the same charge during the last two years of legally proven disease.

They are not incompatible

Art. 9.A ° to € "The number of juries in the capitals of department will be 100 to 200, and in the capitals of the Beni, province and municipal section from 20 to 50.

Art. 10.†"The electoral juries shall be renewed in half in each biennium, and shall be out of luck in the first year.

Art. 11.†"On the second Sunday of January, the juries will meet and be installed by appointing a president, a deputy and two secretaries of the concurrent members. The president of the municipality will see the compliance of this article according to the 27, imposing on the jurors who are not in attendance the fine of 20 to 50 Bolivians.

The jurors will be sworn in before the president of the municipality. respective.

Art. 12.†"The body of juries will be organized, on the same day as the training of the receiving and receiving tables, by means of luck to the jurors who are to compose them; for the purpose of which, the names of all the included in the The only one expressed in the article 6.A of this law.

Art. 13.†"The registration tables will be composed of nine owners and five alternates in the capitals of the department, and of five owners and three alternates in the province and municipal section.

The receiving tables will consist of five owner members and three alternates, and will organize in each election section so many tables that are formed according to the article 1.A of this law.

Art. The following point shall be added to Article 27 (27)" If, for the absence of juries, the receiving tables cannot be installed in due time, the municipalities shall immediately reintegrate them, by means of their use in this unique case, the necessary juries from among the existing mines, without prejudice to the imposition of the fine established in the article 23 to the guilty jurors ".

Art. 15.†"Article 33 is amended as follows:" The votes shall be printed and sealed with the stamp of the prefecture. If the receiving tables do not receive the necessary ones in due time, they are insufficient, they may in this case only, issue others, guarantee them by a special stamp.

No ballot of suffering will be numbered or marked, and the The vote will take place at the end of the year. The vote will take place. Any ballot that will be discovered to be numbered A³ with some conventional sign will be used in the presence of the public.

Art. 16.†"The article 37 is reformed asA-:" The elections will take place in a single day, †" running the receiving tables for six consecutive hours when they are, used in the reception of votes.

to make partial and public scrutiny of the votes received in the day. The act of this scrutiny will be published in the act by posters and as soon as possible by the press.

The president and secretary will sign in the voting stations scrutinised, merchant the day and number ndolas, under the fine of 50 Bolivians in case of default ".

Art. 17.†"The expressed tables will allow it to be constituted before them, one A³ two commissioners of each party to formulate their claims with moderation and culture.

The claims on the exclusive of some of the voters, not It will be impossible to continue receiving the votes of those who are not observed, and it will be established before an A³ more commissioners of the bosom of the table, the ones that will give succinct of the foundations of the proposal and will remember the resolution immediately. The secretary will be in the certified act of the party who will ask him.

Art. 18.†"After the article 37, the following will be put:" In the places where two tables work, the total number of votes will be fed to the two tables gathered.

In those that work three A³ mA, the code will be verified before a table composed of the presidents and secretaries of all of them. These tables will make the proclamation and proceed in their case, according to the next article " (38 of the vijente electoral law).

Art. 19.†"After the article 38, the following:" The polling stations of the provincial capitals have no power to cancel the voting issued in the municipal sector, and must be limited to verify the number of the votes. (a) the party's confrontation with the signatures, lists, and minutes of partial ballots and the subsequent proclamation of the deputy, according to Article 39. If you notice defects, you will record them in the minutes ".

Art. 20.†"After the respective chamber qualifies the choice according to the article 53 of the letter, the voting methods and all documents, in closed and sealed package, shall be retained, deposited in the office of a notary. If any of the candidates apply for the referral of this package before the end of the day, it will be ordered and sent through the district's political authority.

Art. 21.†"To Article 41 is replaced:" The receiving tables may suspend their functions by agreement of the two-thirds of their members present, when, by disorder which cannot be mastered, it is impossible for them to continue those functions, (a) to be able to pass on their suffering; in such a case, if possible, the scrutiny of the votes cast on that day until the time of the suspension; and if it has, by closing and sealing the Nforas, to deposit them in a safe place; which will be recorded.

Cesating the disorder, the receiving table will continue to operate on the same Day A³ in the next, if possible, until the completion of the number of hours by law, well, will do the day of the day in which the elections are to continue, †"without waiting for the government or other authority".


Art. 22.â € "Voters will not be notified or sued before any judge on Election Day.

Art. 23.†"It is forbidden for voters to use weapons on election day. The contraventors will be led to the police-to-and-penalties with a fine of 10 to 50 Bolivians.

Art. 24.†"The items 6.A, 14, 18.19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 41, and all that are in opposition to this law are hereby repealed.

Art. 25.†"The executive officer will reprint the electoral law, incorporating in it the previous modifications and reforms.

ArtA-asculo transitorio.â€" This law will start to be started from the 1st of January 1891 in which new ones will be opened

the invention also includes a method for the use of the same as a method for the use of said method.

Communicate to the executive branch for constitutional purposes.

Session of the national congress, in La Paz, on the twenty-four days of the month of October of the year of a thousand eight hundred and ninety.

SERAPIO REYES ORTIZ.†" DANIEL G. QUIROGA. € "ROBERTO TA©LLEZ€" R. Secretario.†"Roman Paz â€" D. Secretario.†" José Mará-a LinA ¡ res D. Secretario.

Therefore: I enact it so that it has and will comply with the law of the republic.

In the city of La Paz, the twenty-seven days of the month of October of the year One thousand eight hundred and ninety.


The government minister € "

T. Ichaso.