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“We will continue forward”: Mexico Libre announced how it will participate in the 2021 elections

The organization of the former presidential couple intends to participate so that the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), the ruling party, does not obtain a legislative majority (Photo: Facebook @ MexLibre) The organization of the former presidential couple intends to participate so that the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), the ruling party, does not obtain a legislative majority (Photo: Facebook @ MexLibre)

Free Mexico, political organization of Margarita Zavala and her husband, former President Felipe Calderónyeah will participate in the next elections in 2021, either in alliance with their own parties or candidacies. They are in sight of governorships, mayors and councils.

We will move on”, Published Calderón Hinojosa by resuming the statement of the political force led by his wife, the former presidential candidate in 2018.

Even though did not obtain a political party registration, Mexico Libre announced three weeks ago that it would conduct an internal consultation with its militants to decide the immediate future And, this November 21, he reported that his executive commission endorsed the electoral fight for next year. The other option was to end their activities permanently.

The organization of the former presidential couple intends to participate so that the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), party in power, does not obtain a legislative majority together with his allies. In addition, so that it does not expand its domain of the five entities that govern the country.

The Zavala-Calderóns tried to establish themselves in political life through Freedom and Democratic Responsibility, better known as Free Mexico.  But the National Electoral Institute denied the registration in the first instance for showing irregularities in the contributions to constitute himself (Photo: Steve Allen) The Zavala-Calderóns tried to establish themselves in political life through Freedom and Democratic Responsibility, better known as Free Mexico. But the National Electoral Institute denied the registration in the first instance for showing irregularities in the contributions to constitute himself (Photo: Steve Allen)

“For contribute to the formation of an opposition majority in the Congress of the Union, México Libre will participate in the elections of 2021 with own candidates or in alliance with other parties”, The faction reported.

Again, The organization attacked the National Electoral Institute and the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Power, autonomous bodies that decided to deny it party registration.

“In the resolutions endorsed by the National Executive Commission, The leadership was authorized to continue dialogues with the various opposition parties with a view to building possible political-electoral alliances that allow for the construction of an effective counterweight to the presidential power in the Congress of the Union; as well as to participate in the elections for governor, local deputies and municipal presidents in the entities where these elections are held ”, they reported.

On the other hand, will independently nominate citizens and activists who, due to their trajectory, share the ideals of México Libre and are references in their communities, which leaves the door open to those who do not formally belong to the group.

It will independently nominate citizens and activists who, due to their trajectory, share the ideals of México Libre and are references in their communities, thus leaving the door open to those who do not formally belong to the group (Photo: Twitter) It will independently nominate citizens and activists who, due to their trajectory, share the ideals of México Libre and are references in their communities, thus leaving the door open to those who do not formally belong to the group (Photo: Twitter)

The Executive Commission will review, on a case-by-case basis, alliances and nominations for popularly elected positions of Free Mexico militants“, They added in their report, because with or without registration, they were considered a”living citizen force”. They added that will fight authoritarianism that violates the constitutional order.

It should be noted that these actions had already been carried out by Margarita Zavala on October 15, when she said that, after not obtaining registration as a party, the political panorama forced build opposition. She endorsed that she, like the militancy that supports her, it has been open to dialogue with other forces. With this, the provision to go hand in hand with actors with the National Action Party is formalized, from where the lawyer and her husband resigned.

The Zavala-Calderón They tried to establish themselves in political life through Freedom and Democratic Responsibility, better known as Free Mexico. But The National Electoral Institute denied the registration in the first instance for showing irregularities in the contributions to be constituted. She was even fined $ 2,707,482.05 pesos, because their expenses and income were not clearincluding contributions from unidentified people, which is illegal.

After that, the group appealed to the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch, a body that ratified, with four votes in favor and three votes against, a majority to support the bill of Judge José Luis Vargas Valdés which proposed to confirm the INE’s refusal, on October 14.

Although it did not obtain a political party registration, three weeks ago México Libre announced that it would hold an internal consultation with its militants to decide the immediate future (Photo: Twitter) Although it did not obtain a political party registration, three weeks ago México Libre announced that it would hold an internal consultation with its militants to decide the immediate future (Photo: Twitter)

Margarita Zavala and her husband accused the president’s intervention Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who denied having operated. The president assured that his government remained on the sidelines, for which he reserved his opinions.

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