Dejusticia challenged the appointment of judges of the National Electoral Council by Congress. The challenge presents a unique argument according to which the election is invalid because it was done by secret ballot and not through public voting as provided by the Constitution.
We argue that secrecy is incompatible with the Legislative Act 01 of 2003 since it prevents political parties from exercising effective control over parliamentary business of its members. We request the annulment of the election and order its repeat with the nominal voting system
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