Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, who rallied voters with his battle cry against corruption and promises to the poor, won a resounding victory Sunday night in Mexico’s presidential election, after the concession of his two top rivals. The victory makes him the first left-oriented president since Mexico began its transition to democracy more than 30 years ago.
The candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador closed his electoral campaign last Wednesday ahead the presidential elections on Sunday filling the largest stadium in the world on a working day. The only leftist candidate steals public attention in Mexico and leads the polls with an anti-system and reforming discourse.
The Organization of American States (OAS) and Mexico signed an agreement on the privileges and immunities of the Mission of Foreign Visitors that will observe the July first federal and local elections.
The campaign for Mexico's Jul 1 presidential election began in earnest on Sunday (Feb 18) as the country's top parties officially nominated their candidates, with all three front-runners trying to sell a message of change.
The left leaning front-runner for Mexico’s 2018 presidential election proposed a moderate U.S.-trained economist for finance minister, unveiling a planned cabinet made up of men and women in equal measure.