The National Electoral Institute published today the list of fines to political parties after reviewing the reports of income and campaign expenses of candidates for mayors and local deputies in the elections of Mexico City in 2021. National Regeneration Movement (Morena) leads the fines, with more than 5.6 million pesos.
The document, titled “Synthesis of the Resolution of the General Council of the National Electoral Institute, regarding the irregularities found in the consolidated opinion of the review of the reports of income and campaign expenses of the candidates for the positions of Provincial Councils Local and Mayoralties, corresponding to the Local Electoral Process Ordinary 2020-2021 in Mexico City”, was published this Tuesday in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF).
According to the listing, Morena heads the list of fines, with 5 million 626 thousand pesos. The Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) reported penalties for 4 million 238 thousand pesosMeanwhile he Labor Party (PT), and an ally of Morena, reported 2 million 542 thousand pesos.
For his part, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) had economic sanctions for 1.7 million pesos; to the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM) Sanctions of 1.1 million pesos were applied. Citizen movement reported almost 1.7 million pesos and the National Action Party (PAN) they applied economic sanctions for approximately 879 thousand pesos.
The document also included political parties that lost their registration after the election, but to which fines were also applied, such as Progressive Social Networks Party, Strength for Mexico, Solidarity Encounter Party (PES) and the Equity and Liberty and Gender Party.
Also included were 12 people who received economic sanctions and another four who, although they were reprimanded, did not receive a monetary fine.