Dr. Benito Nacif Electoral Council, IFE Mexico 9 September, 2010. Building Trust through an Independent Electoral Registry: the Mexican Experience. Transition to democracy. Voter registration : a key issue Opposition rejected the old system for it failed to guarantee :
Building Trust through an Independent Electoral Registry:
the Mexican Experience
Voterregistration: a keyissue
1) Universal suffrage
2) Theprinciple of onepersonone vote
From 1990-1992 a new system of voterregistrationwasintroduced
Percentage of Citizens Registered to Vote
% of Citizens Registered in the Electoral Rollby Age, 2009
In addition to computer controls, the Voter’s List contains various elements of security, including the security paper, which contains small filaments visible in the daylight and other visible only under ultraviolet light; besides this paper, has watermarks with the logo of the IFE distributed across the sheet.
It is a department within IFE that has the following responsibilities:
* Exchange rate: 1 USD = 12.9436 MXN
** Data calculated at prices of 2011
To guarantee the high levels of coverage and accuracy of the Electoral roll.
To extend the use of the multibiometric identification of the citizens (10 fingerprints, iris).
To reinforce the security levels and data protection of the Electoral Roll.
To pass toward a new “generation” of Photo ID Vote Card: that its 2 functions (vote and personal identification) will be supported by the needed legal reforms.
To protect the citizen confidence to their Electoral instruments.