Mexico

Infographic | 2018 Mexican Gubernatorial Election Results By State

Infographic | 2018 Mexican Gubernatorial Election Results

Election Gives Trump a Chance to Hit the Reset Button with Mexico

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to visit Mexico Thursday to follow up the positive initial phone call between Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), and President Trump

A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to our conference A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region.

An AMLO Presidency and the Future of Mexican-U.S. Migration Policy

As Mexico begins the process of transition to a new administration, there is considerable doubt about the true nature of the new president, Andres Manual Lopez Obrador, or AMLO as he is commonly known.

AMLO won Sunday’s election with an extraordinary 53 percent of the vote, giving him a clear mandate. Throughout his career, he has taken strong stances on topics like corruption, on what he calls “the mafia in power,” and on poverty and inequality. As a result, he is a figure that inspires hope or fear, dividing Mexicans neatly down the middle.

Infographic | 2018 Mexican Presidential Election Results

Infographic | 2018 Mexican Presidential Election Results

Mexican Elections: A Change in the Party System?

Last Sunday’s general elections in Mexico were historical for many reasons. First, MORENA with its founder-candidate, Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), won the Presidential election, giving Mexico its first left-leaning government in democratic history. Second, the thirty percentage points that AMLO had over the second place candidate (Ricardo Anaya) is the largest victory margin since the 1982 Presidential election where Miguel de la Madrid won by 55 points.

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