The National Electoral Chamber clarified that the interruption is not planned

The National Electoral Chamber (CNE)body in charge of organizing the presidential debatereceived a request for information from the representatives of Freedom Advancesso he clarified one of the most important points of the last meeting of the candidates before the runoff.

“In response to what is required, I inform you that, although no clarification is provided regarding the Regulation, nor is it necessary in order to ensure that its terms are clear, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation, There is no interruption between the candidates. For this reason and as provided therein, moderators will have to intervene ‘to return to dialogue without interruptions’“, maintains a note that the secretary of the CNE, Sebastian Schimmelsent to the representatives of Freedom Advances.

In addition, he stated that “without prejudice to the above, any other query or precision of a technical nature related to the agreed dynamic may be further explored by the candidate or his team when attending the stage recognition on Saturday at the agreed time.” .

Presidential debate: what the right to free reply consists of

Although there was speculation about a modification in the filming, the National Electoral Chamber It was determined that the two fixed shots (one detailed, the other full-length) will be reiterated on the candidates. Among the news of the next presidential debate With respect to the previous two editions, the candidates they will not be able to read All night long; They will not be tied to their lectern; and the right to free replica.

What does the right to free reply consist of? In the last two editions, candidates had to press a red button to ask the moderators for the possibility of making a reply to the other participants, with a limit of up to 5 requests.

However, for this occasion candidates will be able to reply unrestrictedly -with the exception of the presentation and closing- during the six thematic blocks that were available. The moderators will only intervene if any of the candidates speak for more than two minutes in a row..

Structure of the 2023 presidential debate

The bolillero defined that Javier mercy will be located on the lectern on the left and Sergio Massa on the right; the candidate of Union for the Homeland will open the debate with its two-minute introduction and the reference of Freedom Advances He will be in charge of concluding the act with two minutes of closure.

After two minutes of presentation there will be six thematic axes of 12 minutes each. Without a pre-established order, competitors will have six minutes to administer as they choose but will only be able to exhibit up to two minutes consecutively. Television, meanwhile, will show a counter that will record the time of each speaker.

The structurethen, will be made up of four blocks:

  • Two minute introduction
  • First block composed of three thematic axes of 12 minutes each (Economy, Foreign Relations and Education and Health)
  • Second block composed of the other three thematic axes of 12 minutes each (Production and Work, Security and Human Rights and Coexistence)
  • Two minutes of closing.

Elections 2023: which channel will broadcast the second presidential debate

The official broadcast of the third presidential debate, which will take place in the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA)will be broadcast on Public Television and all state media. The private ones, meanwhile, will also be enabled for the broadcast of the program, as long as they comply with the rules imposed by the National Electoral Chamber (CNE).

In this framework, the Public Television will be the channel in charge of broadcasting live the debate prior to the general election for the 2023 presidential runoff between the Unión por la Patria candidates, Sergio Massaand from La Libertad Avanza, Javier Mileywhich will once again take place at the UBA Law School.

As established by the CNE, “in comparison with the presidential debates of the first round, held on October 1 and 8, the scheme agreed upon by each candidate’s teams establishes a more dynamic structure that includes the possibility of both Sergio Massa and Javier Milei talking to each other and can move freely around the stage”.

Presidential debate: what are the topics that will be discussed

Both the structure of the debate and the six thematic axes –Economy, Argentina’s relations with the world, Economy, Education and health, Production and Work, Security and Human rights and democratic coexistence– were agreed upon by the campaign teams of both candidates and, unlike the first two debates, there was no interference by the Advisory Council in the preparation of the format.

What will be the traffic cuts due to the presidential debate?

From Saturday, November 11 at 12 to Monday, November 13 at 1, the cuts will be as follows:

  • Total cut in Juan A. Bibiloni between av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta and Eduardo J. Couture.
  • Total cut in Eduardo J. Couture between Juan A. Bibiloni and Julio V. González.
  • Total cut in Julio V. González between av. Pte. Figueroa Alcorta and Eduardo J. Couture.
  • Total cut in av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta between av. Pueyrredón and Austriawithout affecting extreme intersections (in this case, from Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m. until 1 a.m. the next day.

Additionally, it will be implemented the hourly extension of the circulatory direction of Austria between av. Del Libertador and av. Pte. Figueroa Alcortaleaving this with a circulatory direction from south to north, along with the hourly extension of the av contrarail. Del Libertador between av. Pueyrredón and Austrialeaving this with a circulatory direction from southeast to northwest, from November 12th from 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. the next day.

On the other hand, the City Government reported that the operation will have the diversion of buses on lines 67 and 130: av. Pueyrredón, av. Del Libertador, Austria, av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta, his route.

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