Mexico’s AMLO Gets Massive Mandate to Stand Up to the US
July 2, 2018
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential race, won Sunday’s election by an overwhelming margin with fifty-three percent of the vote. That is at least twenty-five ahead of his nearest rival. This is according to the preliminary results that were released Sunday night.
As the center-left candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins the presidency by an overwhelming margin, Laura Carlsen and Alex Main talk about the election results, what this means for Mexico, and how it will affect U.S.-Mexico relations.