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Regulations - Annex 1 - Annex 2 - Annex 3
Electoral regulations

A. - General Provisions.

The elections are organized on a transnational global basis according to theprocess and schedule below.

1.The Elections Control Commission of the People's Congress

The Elections Control Commission(ECC-PC) is organized and implemented by theExecutive Committee of the People's Congress (Article 3.6.Regulations).TheECC-PC) receives oaths from persons charged for the conduct of the electionssince the design of the documents until the announcement of the results.

2. Establishment of electoral lists.

2.1. The Registry of World Citizens prepares the electoral lists according toformats compatible with the existing provisions of the postal administration.The electoral lists are constituted:

  • Registry of World Citizens
  • Lists of members of the movements and participating associations.
  • Lists of voters from participating geographical communities.
  • Supplementary lists of individually recorded persons at their own request whoare not included on the lists of geographic communities,such as youngpeople(over 16),foreign and non-residents.

2.2. The ECC-PC guarantees the confidentiality of the election files.Thesefiles may in no circumstances be used for purposes other than occasionalparticipation in elections to the People's Congress.(Article 3.7. of theRegulations of the People's Congress.

2.3. Each voter is designated as:

  • The usual first name
  • Associated surname where appropriate, otherwise name given at birth
  • The address in two<<data processing fields>>
  • The name of the town
  • Postal code
  • The country
  • The language of communication
  • If possible, date of birth

No other information must appear on electoral lists.

2.4. The Registry of World Citizens verifies that no one is registered twiceand assigns a number to each voter::card number of the World Citizen or thedefault number.

3. Conduct of vote

3.1. The vote is done by correspondence. It is individual,free and secret.

3.2. The vote takes place by a majority poll in a turn

3.3.Each voter receives a large envelope containing.

  • a)"Candidates Specifications'', composed ofinformation on the People's Congress project of the voting process and apresentation of each candidate.
  • b) A post response envelope with the voter's number in order tomark the return on the electoral list.
  • c) A small colour envelope for the ballot
  • d)A ballot paper

3.4. The voter sends the post response,pre-printed envelope at the expense ofthe recipient.

3.5. The post response envelopes remain closed and kept in a safe place underthe direct responsibility of the ECC-PC.The checking can be accomplishedaccording to reception.Information on the rate of participation can be arranged.

3.6 Except as provided in paragraph 8.2,the counting of votes shall be done inone place during a single day,following the usual process in a democracy:mixingof electoral envelopes in the ballot box,counting of envelopes,distribution ofcounting tables with the chair person and scrutineers.

3.7.The sworn - in person presiding at the main counting remains at thechair person's table to arbitrate over disputes.The chair person verifiesthe totals of the summarized sheets and announces the results.



4.1. The vote is individual: each voter is informed individually of the People'sCongress project.The Movement warns its members for example in the following manner <<OurMovement has decided to participate in the People's Congress elections,also wemake you know about this project and,except on the contrary on your part,weregister you on the electoral list.

4.2. The vote is individual and secret; it is free for the voter and theMovement.


5.1. The movement establishes the electoral list on a computer format inagreement with the World Citizens Registry.

5.2. The Head of the movement hands over the list to the World Citizens Registry.

5.3. Other operations are conducted jointly with other participating listsunder the direct responsibility. of the ECC-PC, and this until counting.

5.4. To cope with particular situations,the World Citizens Registry mayconclude with the leaders of the movements all necessary arrangements.



6.1.This section of the regulation concerns elections organized on ageographical community basis,(G C),village,town,township,city orneighborhood,region,province,country.......

6.2. The vote is individual.All potential voters of the G C must be aware ofthe People's Congress project and especially the transnational nature of theconsultation.

6.3. Officials of the G C shall handle the expenses of the G C ,thedistribution of electoral materials written in a language accessible to allvoters.

6.4. The vote is secret,it is free for the voter.


7.1.The electoral lists are composed of: The list usually used in general elections in the nation concerned. This list is provided by the leaders of the G C, which are associatedwith the organization of the vote,even if the G.C has not been globalized yet.An additional list where we recorded individually,at their request,persons noton the list,such as young people (over 16);foreigners,non-residents.

7.2. The G C establishes the electoral lists on a computer format in agreementwith the World Citizens Registry.

7.3. The Head of the G.C. entrusts a copy of the lists to the World Citizens Registry

7.4. To cope with particular situations the World Citizens Registry mayconclude with the leaders of a G C all necessary arrangements.


Two situations are possible

8.1. Geographical vote:In the case of a local ballot,the organization issimilar to that adopted for elections in democratic countries.In particular:

  • The polling date is planned at least two weeks before the closing date of theelections,and latest the same date of closing the elections.
  • There will be a booth.
  • Proof of identity is required when checking on the electoral list.
  • The counting takes place on site under the chairmanship of a person sworn inby the ECC-PC.

The results are communicated to the Chairperson of the centralized countthrough a secured process latest at the very moment of the main count.

8.2. Vote by correspondence:In the case of vote by correspondence, arrangementsfor the participation of movements and associations are applicable to the G C .



9.1.By checking the numbers of registered voters on the back of post responseenvelopes,it is possible to determine the percentage of participation of eachmovement,association or G C .

9.2.-The ECC-PC considers that the participation of a movement ,an associationor G C is valid if the turn-out was above 30%. If the percentage is less thanthis figure, the movement,association or G C will not be considered as havingparticipated in the elections but the votes will be valid on an individualbasis.


10.1. In preparing the elections, a representative of each movement,association or G C has the right to serve in an advisory position within theElections Control Commission to the People's Congress.

10.2. Any movement,association or G C which participated in elections to the People's Congress has the right to sit with voting rights within theElections Control Commission of the People's Congress.

Voted in Brasilia on 15 May 2009

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