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  López Obrador, Andrés Manuel
AffiliationNational Regeneration Movement  
<-  2006-01-01  
NameAndrés Manuel López Obrador
Coyoacán, Mexico City, Distrito Federal , Mexico
Born November 13, 1953 (68 years)
Last ModifedE Pluribus Unum
Oct 11, 2020 05:54pm
Tags Hispanic - Married - Catholic - Straight -
InfoAndrés Manuel López Obrador (b. 13 November 1953) is a Mexican politician. He was the Head of Government (Jefe de Gobierno) of the Federal District (commonly called the "mayor of Mexico City" in the English-language press) from 2000 to 2005. He is currently the candidate to the presidency of Mexico of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)-led coalition (Alliance for the Welfare of All) in the 2006 elections.

He was stripped of immunity from prosecution in April 2005 by the Chamber of Deputies in order for him to face criminal charges for the defiance of a court order. The Attorney General's office (called Procuraduría General de la República) dropped the case because the punishment for such an offence was unclear (see the desafuero section of this article).

His arrest would have seriously compromised his presidential aspirations for 2006, for which he quit his post on July 29 2005. López Obrador was previously a member of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) in his home state of Tabasco and the president of the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) at the state and national levels.

In the media, López Obrador is frequently referred to by his initials AMLO and as el Peje an abbreviation of pejelagarto, a species of fish from the Lepisosteidae family, found in the state of Tabasco.


DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
04/01/2020-04/30/2020 Consulta Mitofsky 47.80% ( 19.3) 52.00% ( 23.6) 0.20% ( 4.3)
02/21/2019-02/23/2019 Consulta Mitofsky 67.10% ( 0.0) 28.40% ( 0.0) 4.50% ( 0.0)
04/28/2005-05/01/2005 Reforma 84.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)

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May 04, 2020 05:45am Perspective Mexico's López Obrador holds daily briefings rivalling Trump’s: ‘A spectacle without any value’  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jul 09, 2019 06:00pm News Mexican president gets little backlash for migrant crackdown  Article Jason 
Nov 22, 2009 07:00pm General Thousands back Mexico's shadow president  Article Jason 
Sep 18, 2006 09:00am News Mexico presidential challenger establishes parallel government  Article Ralphie 
Jun 02, 2005 05:00am Perspective Mexico's leftist candidate will campaign as super-moderate  Article Ralphie 
May 26, 2005 01:00pm Perspective Will the real Andrés Manuel López Obrador please stand up?  Article Ralphie 

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Wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller 00, 2006-
Father Andrés López Ramón 1914-
Brother Pío Lorenzo López Obrador 1959-

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