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Sheinbaum calls for “opening of all electoral packages” in the face of opposition challenges

Sheinbaum calls for “opening of all electoral packages” in the face of opposition challenges

The elected president of the Mexico, Claudia Sheinbaumurged this Wednesday to “that all electoral packages that have to be opened are opened”, as he challenged the opposition, and argued that last Sunday’s elections were clean elections with which his alliance obtained victory in the Executive, as well as a majority in Congress.

We are certain of the result and that there were, as everyone saw, free, peaceful and democratic elections“, stated in a video on X the representative of the governor National Regeneration Movement (Morena) and the parties of Work (PT) and Green Ecologist of Mexico (PVEM).

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The person in charge highlighted that “It was certified by all election observers, including election observers OAS (Organization of American States)”.

For this reason, we agree that all electoral packages that must be opened are opened. We asked like this in 2006, so now we are going to open all the packages because we are sure of the result we obtained.” he added.

Claudia Sheinbaum mentioned the latest results of the National Electoral Institute (INE), which gives it 59.3% of the votes, against 27.9% for the opposition Xochitl Gálvezof the Fuerza y ​​​​Corazón coalition for Mexico, and 10.41% for the third candidate, Jorge Álvarez Máynezof the Citizen Movement (MC).

He added that the numbers of the Preliminary election results program (PREP) INwith almost 95% of minutes captured, indicate that your coalition ‘Let’s keep making history‘won with a “overwhelming result”the majority in the Chambers of Deputies and Senators.

The former head of the Government of Mexico City (2018-2023) commented that these days he has been working on forming the team with which he will govern, of which he said he will provide more details in the coming weeks, as well as on his 2024-2030 Government Plan.

We are also already reviewing the budgets from the public information that is available so we can see exactly what we are going to do from October 1st to December 31st of this year and then in 2025″said the next president.

Finally, Sheinbaum commented that when the district elections are completed, he will announce a meeting with the president, Andrés Manuel López Obradorto begin the transition process.

Of course, I listened to the ‘mañanera’ (López Obrador’s daily conference), like many of us, who invited me on a tour of various projects, which I appreciate and I’m also very excited and waiting for this big moment,” said Sheinbaum.

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This morning, in his daily conference, López Obrador called “hypocrites”to opponents who will contest the results due to alleged interference by organized crime and the State in favor of the official candidate.

Like Sheinbaum, the president supported the recount requested by the opposition, but recalled that in 2006, when he requested “vote by vote, box by box”after losing by less than 0.6 percentage points against the PAN Felipe Calderonthey mocked his demands.

On Tuesday, INE estimated that starting this Wednesday it will carry out a recount of votes, by law, as a way of guaranteeing the absence of irregularities in the country’s biggest election. Mexicoin at least 102,388 polling stations (voting centers), that is, 60% of the 170,648 that were installed on June 2 for the elections.

Source: Elcomercio