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Article 76

Election proxies

1. The representative of each candidature may grant a proxy to any citizen of age and in full use of his civil and political rights, for representation of said candidature in election acts and events.

2. The proxy (apoderado) shall be made official before a Notary or before the Secretary of the relevant Provincial or Judiciary District Electoral Commission, which shall issue the corresponding credential, according to the officially determined form.

3. Proxies must produce their credential and their National Identity Card to the members of polling bureaus and other appropriate authorities. 

4. Salaried workers and civil servants who produce evidence of their capacity as proxies shall be entitled to a one-day paid leave on the polling day.