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AQ Podcast: Election Fever in Mexico

Political analyst Carlos Bravo Regidor on what to expect from AMLO's last 18 months and how 2024 elections are shaping up
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The race to replace President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico is starting to heat up. While his party, Morena, is in good position to win, a competition has begun for who its candidate will be. In this episode, political scientist Carlos Bravo Regidor analyzes the stakes, the favorites, the state of the opposition and what it all means for Latin America’s second-largest economy. He also discusses what he expects from AMLO, as the president in known, in his last 18 months in office.

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Carlos Bravo Regidor is a political analyst based in Mexico City

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly

Supplemental Reading:

AQ Podcast: “A Make-or-Break Moment For Mexican Democracy”

AMLO’s Expansion of the Military Undermines Mexico’s Civilian Tradition by Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Kathleen Bruhn and Tesalia Rizzo

What a Comedian’s Poll Performance Says About Mexican Politics by Carin Zissis

AQ Podcast: Denise Dresser on Mexico-US Relations and What AMLO Really Wants

Tags: AMLO, AQ Podcast, Mexico, Mexico Elections
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