2024 Elections: Mexico

May 9, 2024 | 17:13 GMT

2024 Elections: Mexico

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Mexico will hold elections on June 2 to elect a new president and all 628 seats in Mexico's Congress. Additionally, eight states and Mexico City will hold gubernatorial elections. The elections will determine whether Mexico continues down the path of what outgoing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls Mexico's ''fourth transformation,'' a broad set of anti-neoliberal policies and development priorities underpinned by generally prudent fiscal management or returns to the pro-business framework of the legacy traditional political establishment. The presidential race will pit former Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum from the ruling Morena party against Xochitl Galvez, who represents the opposition coalition between the three main traditional parties in Mexico: the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), the National Action Party (PAN), and the Party of Democratic Revolution (PRD)....

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