They propose that candidates for the Board of Directors of Congress be from the same party for which they were elected

They propose that candidates for the Board of Directors of Congress be from the same party for which they were elected

Document ensures that “it seeks to modify a rule of behavior of congressmen” to strengthen the parties for a better parliamentary service.

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    They propose that candidates for the Board of Directors of Congress be from the same party by which they were elected

    The signatory legislators refer that the project has no vices of unconstitutionality or illegality, since “it seeks to modify a rule of behavior of the congressmen” | Photo: Congress

    Congressmen from various benches presented a bill that proposes that the candidates for the Board of Directors of that state power be from the same party politician for which they were elected in the general election.

    This is legislative initiative 2476/2021-CR, which proposes to modify article 12 of the Parliament's regulations, in order to “strengthen political parties as the basis of the democratic system for a better parliamentary service”.

    The amendment to the first paragraph of said rule specifies that the lists will be composed of congressmen belonging to the same political group for which they were elected in the last electoral process.

    “It is the political organizations and not the people who strictly participate in an electoral contest, they are it is the institutions and not the caudillos that contribute to the process of legitimizing democracy”, he specifies.

    It details that during the exercise of the function, some congressmen renounce their benches by which they were elected and join with other resigners to form another parliamentary group, “producing the transfuguismo”.

    < p itemprop="description" class="story-contents__font-paragraph">“Another aspect that should not be lost sight of is the degree of legitimacy of the citizenry towards those who exercise political power (representatives) by virtue of the acts they carry out. In such a context, the behavior assumed by the transfugas causes a modification in the legitimacy granted by the voters. It simply constitutes disloyalty to the trust of their constituents”, he underlines.

    In the same way, the signing legislators refer that The bill is not unconstitutional or illegal, since “it seeks to modify a rule of conduct for congressmen” to strengthen the parties.

    Finally, it is emphasized that, as a benefit, there will be a legal instrument that will serve to ensure the loyalty of the principles, programs and objectives of the political organization for which the members were elected. congressmen.

    It should be noted that the authors of the bill include Alejandro Aguinaga (Popular Force), Waldemar Cerrón (Free Peru) , Rosselli Amuruz (Avanza País), Eduardo Salhuana (Alliance for Progress), Jorge Montoya (Renewal Po pular), among others.