The decision of the Electoral Board to halve the intervention time of the Podemos-IU-Alianza Verde candidate to preside over the Murcia region during the election debate this Friday for Helena Vidal (Mas region – Verdes Equio) It is possible Take part in it, it has brought a queue till the last moment and has set in motion the course of the political face-off to such an extent that it has had to be suspended.
Podemos appealed this fact last Wednesday and it was not until this Friday, minutes before the start of the only election debate with the main candidates to lead the regional executive, that the board ruled on the matter and those candidates There should be a resolution in this regard before the start of the political duel, so the agreed dynamics should be maintained, with Maria Marin and Helena Vidal sharing the speaking time from the third block of the debate. Needed
The debate started as planned and everything was going on normally until the time came when María Marín had to leave her lecture and hand it over to Helena Vidal. The Podemos-Iu-Alianza Verde candidate, in what was supposed to be her final intervention, refused to leave live, claiming it seemed “unfair” and making it clear that “if they want me to leave, So what will they give me to throw”.
The moderators of the debate, journalists Sonia Ilan and Luis Alcázar, reminded him of the agreed-upon rules for the face-off and invited him to leave. Marin once again refuses to leave the lectern and arbitrators lead the way for the promotion to resolve the conflict.
However, no one has been able to convince Marin otherwise and his insistence on remaining in the debate has forced its cancellation. The reason explained by the moderators is that the parties that were supposed to share speaking time in 2019 stood for election in coalition, but have not repeated in these elections and, therefore, cannot have two representatives of the same amount of time. Of. of interference compared to others during face-to-face.
“They will not be able to hear Helena Vidal and therefore we are forced to cancel the debate,” the moderators reported.