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Impact of Electoral Reforms on Mexico’s Democracy

March 23, 202330:59

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined by Andrew Rudman, Director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute.  Also joining us is Lorenzo Córdova, Councilor President of Mexico's National Electoral Institute (INE). Córdova discusses the threat from the passage of a bill by Mexico’s legislature designed to curb the power of the INE, the non-partisan and independent agency that oversees elections.  They also discuss recent mass protests across Mexico in support of the INE’s mission and the success that organization has had in helping protect political stability in Mexico.


Lorenzo Cordova

Lorenzo Córdova

Director Chairman of Mexico's National Electoral Institute (INE)
Andrew Rudman Headshot

Andrew I. Rudman

Public Policy Fellow, Former Director, Mexico Institute

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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