The (i)relevance of the law in the first decade of electoral auditing in Mexico La (ir)relevancia de la ley en la primera década de fiscalización electoral en México uri icon


  • Based on the legal model, I found that the law explains rulings of the Electoral Tribunal (TEPJF) in the fines imposed by the federal electoral commission (IFE) to political parties at the national level when auditing their annual reports and campaign spending violations. Nevertheless, a percentage of vacates and remands ruled by the TEPJF is related to political factors. Although Mexico's electoral auditing of political parties' expenditures was essentially related to decisions based on the law between 1996 and 2006, the other part of the explanation lies on politically oriented decisions.

Publication date

  • January 1, 2017