The Ministry of the Interior set at 40,<> pesos the amount that will be charged as per diem by those who are polling station authorities during the three electoral shifts: the PASO, the general elections in October and an eventual second round.
As reported through a statement released by the Interior Ministry, the measure will be published this Wednesday in the Official Gazette.
The resolution details that the payment is broken down as follows: those who serve as polling station authorities will receive 7,000 per election, as per diem, for their work during the PASO, the national elections and an eventual second round; to this sum must be added another 3,000 pesos for having effectively participated in the training activities recognized by the Electoral Justice.
Prior to all electoral instances, an additional amount of 10 thousand pesos will be granted, also in case of having fulfilled functions during the PASO, the national elections and an eventual second round. If a second round is not held, then this last additional amount will be 7,000 pesos.
Training for table authorities in Mendoza. Photo : Courtesy of the Judicial Power of Mendoza
Likewise, the regulations establish that those who have been designated by the National Electoral Justice as delegates in the polling stations, and who effectively fulfill that function in all electoral instances, will receive a sum of 11,500 pesos per election as per diems; plus 3,500 pesos for the task of sending event reports, incidents or additional data requested by the National Electoral Chamber.
To participate in the PASO, the national and an eventual second round, each delegate would receive a total of 40 thousand pesos.
From Interior reported that the resolution indicates that this benefit "can only be charged by those people who have effectively performed in the assigned function, so, if for any reason the or the summoned is absent in any of the elections, the proportional part of the sum that corresponds to him will be paid. "
In this regard, it was resolved that the National Electoral Justice will be responsible for verifying compliance with the functions established in the National Electoral Code, and for informing the Official Mail Office of the Argentine Republic of the list of those summoned and summoned with the right to receive the compensations set in this resolution, indicating the number of the table in which they performed their functions.
Through this regulation, the National Electoral Directorate (DINE) is also empowered to settle the sums set in this resolution to citizens with the right to receive them, which will be paid after each election.
Finally, it is established that persons entitled to receive travel expenses must go with their ID to the place and in the manner indicated in a timely manner.
After 12 months of the national elections or the eventual second round, the right of the polling station authorities and delegates to receive these travel expenses will prescribe.