The Electoral Court validated 100,000 signatures of the social security plebiscite

The Electoral Court validated 100,000 signatures of the social security plebiscite

The Minister of the Court, Ana Lía Piñeyrua, assured that the work would take about 50 business days and that they are coming at a very good pace.

The Electoral Court is in the process of validating the signatures by the plebiscite that tries to reform the new law of social Security approved last year and they assure that they have a total of 100,000 approved signatures, while another 28,000 were discarded.

The minister of the Electoral Court, Ana Lía Piñeyruaassured that they have been working at a very good pace and it is possible that the estimated period of 50 business days will be met to finish reviewing all the signatures presented by the PIT-CNTwhich were a total of 430,000.

The minister detailed that 100,000 signatures have already been validated, while a total of 28,000 were rejected. In that sense, she assured that the number of signatures that were not validated is a normal number. “Although it is a little high, it is within normal parameters, everything depends on the criteria of the people who collect the signatures,” explained the minister in dialogue with Radio Montecarlo and added that the percentage of rejections was maintained throughout the process. .

The plebiscite proposed by the PIT-CNT needs to reach 10% of census, which is equivalent to 276,151 validated rubrics. “Once the number of signatures required is reached, the Court does not continue with the work,” he clarified.

S&P against its approval

The plebiscite for PIT-CNT has alerted economists who warn that its approval would strain the public accounts of the Uruguay, while in the political arc it generated discrepancies between the parties, especially within the Wide Frontwhere they have not yet expressed themselves unanimously.

With this, the American rating agency S&P Global Ratings, reflected that the law approved in April of last year “should contain the spent in the coming years”, which is why he considered it difficult for there to be “sufficient political or popular support to reverse some aspects of the reform”.

For his part, he valued the country’s “stable record of policies,” as well as the “cohesive and consensual nature of its political class,” to rule that, after the elections 2024, “no major changes are expected in economic policy.”

With respect to growth, anticipated that it will be 2.7% annually between 2024 and 2027, while praising the fiscal strength and policies adopted by the government, as well as a good level of investment abroad, despite the completion of construction works UPM 2. Meanwhile, he predicted a good recovery after the effects of the drought and the exchange difference with Argentina.

Source: Ambito

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