The Government counts vote by vote the support it will have this Wednesday when the treatment of The Omnibus Law begins in the Chamber of Deputies during the session that is convened for 10 in the morning.
Supported by the quorum guaranteed by the dialogue opposition, the Executive needs 129 votes to be able to approve the bill called “Bases and Starting Points for the Freedom of Argentines.” However, La Libertad Avanza has only 41 legislators.
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The Government has assured the support of José Luis Espert and his Avanza Libertad monobloc, as well as the Buenos Aires Libre bloc led by Carolina Píparo and which also includes Lorena Macyszyn. However, those votes are not enough, especially considering that there will be 104 votes against the official project among the legislators of the Union for the Homeland and the Left Front.
The PRO blocks, the Radical Civic Union, We Make the Federal Coalition and Federal Innovation guaranteed a quorum and are expected to vote favorably on the general treatment of the bill, but they have already expressed dissent in several articles.
The Government would be guaranteed the 39 votes of the PRO bloc, whose president, Cristian Ritondo, anticipated that they had the will to support the ruling party's initiative. With these votes, La Libertad Avanza would reach 80 votes.
Thus, the fate of the Omnibus Law would be defined by the 34 legislators of radicalism, the 23 who respond to Miguel Ángel Pichetto's bloc (We Make the Federal Coalition), the 9 of Federal Innovation and why not the three Tucumán deputies who respond to the Governor Osvaldo Jaldo and who broke with Unión por la Patria.
The president of the We Make Federal Coalition bloc, Miguel Ángel Pichetto, asked the Government for “more dialogue.” (Photo: NA/Daniel Vides).
The head of the UCR block, Rodrigo de Loredo, was in line with what was expressed by Ritondo and anticipated that he will accompany the bill. In any case, we will have to wait for the particular behavior of each legislator. With the support of the centenary party, the ruling party would reach 116 positive votes, but will be exposed to negotiating some articles.
For its part, We Make the Federal Coalition warned that it will raise “dissidence in several articles.” Of the 23 deputies that make up the bloc, Natalia de la Sota, Mónica Fein and Esteban Paulon would vote against.
With the remaining 20 votes from the Pichetto bloc, the Executive would add 136 votes – which would guarantee the approval of the project – against the 108 that Unión por la Patria could accumulate if it obtains the support of Santa Cruz residents Sergio Acevedo and José Luis Garrido.
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After the Executive Branch gave in on more than 100 articles and removed the fiscal chapter from the bill, the differences continue to be in the powers delegated to Milei, the privatizations of public companies, the extension of the PAIS Tax, changes in biofuels and in Fishing.
Vote by vote: how many deputies support the Omnibus Law
Freedom Advances: 41 legislators will vote in favor.PRO: 39 deputies will vote in favor.UCR: 34 deputies would vote in favor with some dissents.We make Federal Coalition: 17 legislators would support the law with dissents in some articles.Federal Innovation: 3 deputies confirmed their support for the law. Others: María de los Ángeles Moreno and Nancy Picón anticipated that they will vote in favor.
Total votes in favor: 136.
Vote by vote: how many deputies will vote against the Omnibus Law
Union for the Homeland: 99 deputies will vote against. Left and Workers' Front: 5 deputies announced that they will vote against. We make Federal Coalition: 2 deputies confirmed that they will vote against. Others: Sergio Acevedo and José Luis Garrido anticipated that they will vote against.
Total votes against: 108.
Vote by vote: who are the deputies who are in doubt
Let's Make Federal Coalition: Florencio Randazzo, Natlia de la Sota, Carlos Gutierrez and Alejandra Torres did not confirm their vote.Federal Innovation: Pamela Calletti, Alberto Arrúa, Osvaldo Llancafilo, Pablo Outes, Daniel Vancsik and Yolanda Vega did not advance how they will vote Fernandez, Agustin Fernandez and Gladys Medina did not anticipate what they would vote for.