Mexico’s Democracy Just Dodged a Bullet on AMLO’s Electoral Reforms

Mexico’s Democracy Just Dodged a Bullet on AMLO’s Electoral Reforms
Demonstrators march to protest proposed reforms to Mexico’s National Elections Institute, in Mexico City, Nov. 13, 2022 (AP photo by Marco Ugarte).

Mexico’s Congress voted yesterday to reject a sweeping reform of its electoral system that triggered massive protests and a counterdemonstration by supporters of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador last month. The episode highlights several features of AMLO’s presidency that will continue to present challenges to Mexico’s democracy.

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