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Ticino puts in the appeal against the Council of States election

A Ticino lawyer and CVP-politicians has filed an appeal against the second round of elections for the Council of States. The election documents were in part arrived to late for the living abroad Tessinern, he criticizes.

Gianluca Padlina, a lawyer and CVP municipal Council in Mendrisio, TI, requested a Review of the administrative procedures of the second round of voting in the Canton of Ticino. This is the Ticino newspaper "La Regione reported on Thursday". Accordingly, Padlina requires the cancellation of the second ballot. The election had to be repeated. The cantonal administrative court has confirmed the appeal of Padlina. Padlina was due to a stay Abroad is not accessible.

The lawyer is asking the cantonal administrative court for a Review of the "irregularities in the preparation of the second round of voting," such as "La Regione" writes. Some abroad living in Ticino have complained that they have not received the election material for the second approach, in a timely manner. In some of the voting citizens in the voting envelope is only at 15. November arrived.

The second round of the Swiss Council of States election was held in Ticino on may 17. November instead. The law requires that the vote envelopes must arrive at least ten days prior to the second ballot in Voting. The Ticino government has until Friday to comment on the received appeals.

In the second ballot of 17. November flew CVP and the FDP Council of States. Were elected Marco Chiesa (SVP), and Marina Carobbio Guscetti (SP). CVP-veteran Filippo Lombardi was voted out of office after twenty years in the Council of States, however, the voice difference between Lombardi and the selected Carobbio only 46 votes.

"I'm a victim of the European policy" , the removal of The CVP-group leaders in the Canton of Ticino shows that traditional voters eroding bonds. In addition, the strategic choice of Alliance of the CVP and the FDP did not work.


Created: 28.11.2019, 12:47 PM

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