Weekly Report - 20 July 2023 (WR-23-29)

MEXICO: López Obrador trades blows with opposition pre-candidate

The back-and-forth between Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Senator Xóchitl Gálvez of the right-wing opposition Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), one of the leading opposition pre-candidates for the 2024 presidential race, is heating up. On 13 July, Mexico’s national electoral institute (INE) – deemed by López Obrador to be another adversary - ordered him to stop referring to candidates hoping to run in the 2024 presidential election in response to a complaint filed by Gálvez. The ruling has served to fan the flame of an intensifying dispute, and which is arguably handing Gálvez the name recognition that the opposition’s pre-candidates have so far lacked.

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