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Mexican leftist candidate maintains leadership towards elections

Mexico City, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The presidential candidate of the Let's Keep Making History coalition, Claudia Sheinbaum, today maintains her leadership ahead of the June 2 elections in Mexico, according to all polling houses.

All the polls carried out this weekend, after the second debate between the candidates for the first magistracy of the country, indicate that Sheinbaum won this contest, through which she presented and argued elements of her government program based on the concerns of the electorate. .

Meanwhile, Xóchitl Gálvez, from Fuerza y Corazón por México, an electoral coalition formed by the traditional National Action Party, Institutional Revolutionary Party and Party of the Democratic Revolution; and Jorge Álvarez, from Movimiento Ciudadano, came in second and third place respectively.

The president of the National Electoral Institute (INE) of Mexico, Guadalupe Taddei, described the second presidential debate as successful and hopes that the third and final one, on May 19, will be better.

In the political platform presented by the Let’s Make History coalition and its government program, elements stand out such as the promotion of Mexican humanism, whose axis is to promote the community instead of neoliberal individualism, well-being and social justice, the mixed economy and the rescue of the countryside and food self-sufficiency.

Furthermore, the left-wing community intends to continue with the transformation initiated in the program of the current government, headed by Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

In energy matters, they call for consolidating the sovereignty of Petróleos Mexicanos and the Federal Electricity Commission.

Likewise, it maintains its guiding axis of promoting multiculturalism, multilingualism, self-determination and autonomy of indigenous peoples in the country, and also public policies aimed at the LGBTQ+ population.

It recognizes the importance of reindustrialization and nearshoring, without leaving aside the social responsibility of the State in a mixed economy.

According to the INE, 100 million 33 thousand 50 citizens are called to attend the elections on June 2.

That day, voters will elect around 20,000 positions for the presidency of the Republic, senatorial offices, federal deputies, governorships, local congresses, city councils, mayors’ offices and municipal boards.