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Uruguay: Electoral Court authorizes holding referendum against Lacalle Pou’s key law

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Opposition Frente Amplio (FA, left-wing) party and social organizations in July submitted more than 730,000 signatures to promote the referendum against 135 articles of the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC), the right-wing ruling coalition's roadmap enacted in June 2020.

In order to enable this process, 25% of the electoral roll is required, equivalent to 671,544 signatures, which were reached at noon, according to the National Referendum Committee, the group promoting the referendum.

"There will be a referendum! The Electoral Court validated the required signatures," the group tweeted, with opposition leaders quickly . . .

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