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The Mexican Elections and the Future of Social Democracy in Mexico

The Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the latest installment in the ongoing series Dialogues with Mexico/Diálogos con México: “The Mexican Elections and the Future of Social Democracy in Mexico”, featuring Jesús Zambrano Grijalva. Mr. Zambrano is currently President of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, Mexico’s largest party of the left; he spoke on Mexico’s upcoming national election and the impact it will have on Mexican society.

Date & Time

Monday
Mar. 19, 2012
12:00pm – 1:30pm ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

The Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the latest installment in the ongoing series Dialogues with Mexico/Diálogos con México: “The Mexican Elections and the Future of Social Democracy in Mexico”, featuring Jesús Zambrano Grijalva.

Jesús Zambrano Grijalva is currently President of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, Mexico’s largest leftist party.   He began his political career in his home state of Sonora as a student leader and ultimately become one of the PRD’s founding members. He later served in Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies and held numerous leadership positions in Mexico City’s government during the administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.  Mr. Zambrano spoke on Mexico’s upcoming national election and the impact it will have on Mexican society.

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Jesús Zambrano Grijalva

President, Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)
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Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more

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