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Mexican Electoral Democracy Dims as ‘Plan B’ Reaches Senate Approval

By KELIN DILLON Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial “Plan B” electoral reform to Mexico’s secondary laws passed through the Mexican Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 14, with 63 votes in favor and 53 votes against, setting the stage for López Obrador to follow through on his long-term intentions to prune back the powers of the country’s autonomous electoral

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Senate Prunes Morena’s ‘Plan B’ Reform as Opposition Cries Foul

By KELIN DILLON While Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) controversial ‘plan b’ electoral reform may have only passed through the Chamber of Deputies due to added provisions requested by the National Regeneration Movement’s (Morena) allies the Green Party (PVEM) and the Labor Party (PT), the reform’s senatorial debate during the Mexican Senate’s Monday, Dec. 12, session saw some

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AMLO’s Contentious ‘Plan B’ Electoral Reforms Pass Chamber of Deputies

By KELIN DILLON Following Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) failure to sufficiently reach the two-thirds majority needed to pass his controversial electoral reform to the Mexican Constitution in the Chamber of Deputies, the federal executive followed through on his intentions to impose a “plan b” electoral reform to the nation’s secondary laws in the early hours of Wednesday,

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Morena’s Allies Also Push Back against Electoral Reform

By KELIN DILLON While the controversial electoral reform presented by Mexico’s in-power National Regeneration Movement (Morena) and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been widely rejected by opposition parties, the international community and the Mexican electorate alike, Morena has now encountered another roadblock to its proposed electoral reform to the Mexican Constitution – this time in the form of

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Augusto López Announces PRIMor Legislative Alliance

By KELIN DILLON On Thursday, Oct. 13, Mexican Secretary of the Interior Adán Augusto López announced that the in-power National Regeneration Movement (Morena) party and its former rival the Institutional Revolution Party (PRI) have formed a legislative alliance – known as PRIMor – to push electoral reforms and Morena’s controversial electricity reforms through Mexico’s legislative body. The news comes just

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