Validation Process of Political Parties. Executive Summary.
The validation of political parties is a regular process established by the Law of Political Parties, Public Meetings and Manifestations (LPPRPM, for its initials in Spanish) *, billed in 1964 and partially reformed by the National Assembly in 2010.
According to this law, political parties should have renewed their memberships in December 2015, after the parliamentary elections held on December 6th. After a number of resorts and sentences by the TSJ (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia, the judiciary), as well as delays by the CNE (Consejo Nacional Electoral, the electoral organ), the process was scheduled for March 2017.
Enrollment and Update of the Electoral Register.Executive Summary. Venezuela, 2017
The Electoral Register (ER) is the base instrument to carry out any kind of election. Citizens must be properly enrolled in order to have the right to vote and/or be elected*. Thus, the ER is considered the very heart of any electoral celebration. The citizens with a right to enroll are any Venezuelans who are 18 years old -until the very day of the election day-**. The execution of any election day requires doing of a number of activities that conform the whole electoral process and these are published along with the schedule. Among such activities, that need to take place
before the publishing of the schedule, are the enrollment and update of the Electoral Register.
Informe especial: Proceso Presidencial en Venezuela y su impacto en los DDHH
Informe elaborado por los especialistas del OGCD para ser presentado en la audiencia especial de oficio, convocada por la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, en el marco de su 168 periodo de sesiones.