8 legislative. The legislative campaign is taking a bitter turn in Israel. Questions arise about the way voters (Ashdod, where 11,000 French live, but also Beersheba and Eilat) get to the polling stations. Despite electronic voting, voters who want to vote have questions about getting to Tel Aviv.
Reader Yisrael Vali (73 years old), who lives in Ashdod, asked us the question: Is it permissible to take a “private bus”, a ticket offered, proposed by a political party to vote in Tel Aviv? This operator is disabled and cannot drive.
This question is not at all trivial because Ashdod residents have no real place to vote on June 19. IsraelValley will answer the reader’s question very quickly (from Monday, the day of the opening of the French Consulate).
Outgoing MP Mayer Habib: “Despite the very difficult voting conditions, your support is tremendous and allows me to be at the forefront in the first round. However, thousands of you were unable to vote due to the complexity of electronic voting, especially the elderly I can think of, and because of The impossibility of going to vote at the ballot box. On the day of Shavuot. And worse, the Foreign Ministry closed polling stations in Ashdod, where 11,000 French live, as well as in Beersheba and Eilat.”
Another problem: Who pays for the buses?
The National Committee on Campaign Accounts and Political Finance, CNCCFP strictly monitors Compliance with campaign finance laws.
Before they finally become MPs worried about the sound finances of their district, legislative candidates must first take care of their campaign budget. They are subject to very strict rules. The authorized expenditures have been identified and, to compensate, it is necessary to exceed the inauspicious limit of 5% of the votes cast in the first round, on June 11.
Rules to follow
legislative filter He cannot withdraw from his personal account. He has to commit To open a campaign account designated for their expenses and to summon a financial agent responsible for listing the expenses incurred and revenue generated. This representative must maintain this account which will be checked after the election, by CNCCFP.
to fund their campaign, Candidates can benefit from a loan granted by a bank or a political party. Individuals can donate, within limits 4600 euros. Where Law of 1995, legal persons, such as corporations, can no longer make donations to candidates. Please note: contributions from political parties In the form of final payments, assistance in kind or expenses paid directly by the parties, excluded from reimbursement. Failure to comply with its rules can be punished.
Article L52-11 of the Electoral Law defines Expenditure cap of 38,000 euros per additional legislative candidate But 0.15 cents For each member of the constituency. So not all candidates have the same maximum starting bet. Exceed this ceiling, and the penalties fall. On the one hand, the candidate is not compensated, and on the other hand, he can be punished with a fine, a judgment of disqualification, and must pay to the public treasury an amount also for the amount of the increase.”
the most. In Huel (France) an interesting notice has been posted: “In light of the upcoming legislative elections, on June 12 and 19, the municipality is proposing to establish a transport facility to transport Ovios to their polling stations. CCAS has hired a bus operator to organize these trips.
Here are the eligibility criteria:
- Seniors 70 and over, without any transportation,
- A person with reduced mobility (there are no age restrictions).