Electoral rights

11/18/2016

T.S.J. endorses discrimination between voters residents in the country and expatriates

The Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) endorsed the decision of the National Electoral Council (CNE) to prevent thousands of Venezuelans abroad from voting by denying them […]
11/09/2016

T.S.J. rejects interpretation recourse on anticipated electoral propaganda

In a new opacity action, the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (T.S.J.) declares inadmissible an interpretation recourse introduced by Transparencia Venezuela on 2 November 2015 in order […]
02/01/2016

TSJ endorses constitutionality of indefinite re-election

This was the aspiration of the late President Hugo Chavez. He introduced it in the Constitution of 1999. He intended to expand it in 2007, but […]
01/24/2016

TSJ endorsed chavista proposal to divide reform referendum into two blocks

“From my point of view, there is no possibility for the reform to be voted on in parts. The only possibility is the approval of at […]
01/24/2016

TSJ dismissed allegations of rigged elections and confirmed legality of Maduro’s victory

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court became the great protector of President Nicolás Maduro. Not only did it reject all appeals and challenges against the […]