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Article 284
 

284.1. In the special polling stations to receive the votes of the voters temporarily outside of their section, the rules established in the previous articles and the following will apply, as appropriate:


a) The voters, in addition to show their voter cards at the request of the president of the directive board, must show their right thumb to show that they have not voted in another polling station, and


b) The secretary of the directive board will proceed to enter in the minutes of voters in transit the information of the voter cards of the voters.


284.2. Once the information referred to in the previous subparagraph has been entered, the following will be observed:


a) If the voters are outside of their section, but within their district, they may vote for representatives by the principles of plurality and of proportional representation, for senators by the principles of plurality and of proportional representation and for President of the United Mexican States. The president of the directive board will give them the single ballot for the election of representatives, noting down the caption “proportional representation” or the abbreviation “R.P.”13 and the ballots for the election of senators and of president;


b) If the voters are outside of their districts, but within their state, they may vote for representatives by the principle of proportional representation, for senators by the principles of plurality and proportional representation and for President of the United Mexican States. The president of the directive board will give them the single ballot for the election of representatives, noting down the caption “proportional representation” or the abbreviation “R.P.” and the ballots for the senators and presidents election;


c) If the voters are outside of their state, but within their constituency, they may vote for representatives by the principle of proportional representation, for senators by the principle of proportional representation and for President of the United Mexican States. The president of the directive board will give them the single ballots for the election of representatives and senators, noting down the caption “proportional representation” or the abbreviation “R.P.”, as well as the ballot for the election of president, and


d) If the voters are outside their district, their state and their constituency, but within the national territory, they may only vote for senators by the principle of proportional representation and for President of the United Mexican States. The president of the polling station will give them the single ballot for the election of senators, noting down the caption “proportional representation” or the abbreviation “R.P.”, as well as the ballot for the election of president.


284.3. Once the requirements to verify the identity of the voter have been ful f lled and the information has been entered in the corresponding minutes, the president of the polling station will give them the ballots they are entitled to.


284.4. After the name of the citizen the secretary will enter the election or elections they voted in.