Starting today, the electoral process officially starts to elect local government authorities, convened by the National Electoral Council.
These elections seeks the designation of 5,651 dignitaries including mayors, governors, councilors and members of the parish who will be in charge of their duties until 2019.
Within the call, already in effect, is the prohibition of any advertising for electoral purposes. This means that any political organization or its adherents may engage radio spots, print, television or on billboards. Only public institutions, such as municipalities, provincial councils, will continue hiring advertising in mass media.
Also it is prohibit the exhibition of audiovisual spaces of the image, voice and names of people who are registered as candidates. This means that any mayor, alderman, a prefect or vestry vocal, who aspires to reelection, can’t appear in any ad space in its respective public institution.
The launch of the campaigning for that period will be on January 7, 2014 and end on February 20, according to the schedule approved by the Board.