Electoral authorities withdrew the registration of Issac Janix Alanís, candidate for the municipal presidency of Benito Juárez, in Quintana Roo, for gender-based political violence against his opponent, María Elena Hermelinda Lezama Espinosa.
The Plenum of the Electoral Tribunal of Quintana Roo resolved the sanction for the candidate of Fuerza por México, after Morena filed a complaint against her, after Janix Alanis, during a Transmission on Facebook, read an alleged message where she made statements against the candidate, “with the purpose of undermining or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment and / or exercise of her political-electoral right to be voted as a candidate for a popularly elected office, for the fact of being a woman.”
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He also resolved that the Electoral Institute of Quintana Roo must report the candidate to the State Registry of Persons Sanctioned in Matters of Political Violence Against Women on The Basis of Gender of Quintana Roo, as well as a sanction of four years of permanence, so that he could not participate in an electoral contest for that period.
In addition, as a remedy, Issac Janix must offer a public apology in a verbal and written manner, (in less than 12 hours after being notified) in the same medium in which the reported message was issued, on its Facebook page.
The local court also asked the Quintana Roo Prosecutor’s Office, the Internal Control Body of the Municipality of Benito Juárez, and the Quintana Roo Institute for Women to be notified of the decision so that they may proceed legally.
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