IEEBC keeps promoting citizen participation in Baja California

MEXICALI, BC, FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018. – With the objective of creating a culture of greater participation in the electoral political life among citizens, the State Electoral Institute of Baja California (IEEBC), continues with activities to create awareness of its importance, through the Commission of Citizen Participation and Civic Education.

Electoral Counselor, Bibiana Maciel López, who heads this commission, reported that so far this year a total of 713 people have been assisted in different information sessions and conferences given in universities, high schools and civil associations in the State.

As an example, he mentioned the conference given by the coordinator of citizen participation of the IEEBC, María Concepción Castillo Rodríguez, at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM) in this city, where the main theme was the promotion of the vote and the analysis of the different instruments of citizen participation in the State.

It should be noted that people between 17 and 29 years of age, have shown the lowest participation in past electoral processes even though they form 30% of the electoral census. Representing 26 million potential voters in the country.

Finally, Councilor Maciel said that in the event that any university, high school or civil society group is interested in these talks in Baja California, they can call (686) 556-8476 ext. 1106 or send mail  to



Source: IEEBC

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