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  López Obrador, Andrés Manuel
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationNational Regeneration Movement  
 
NameAndrés Manuel López Obrador
Address
Coyoacán, Mexico City, Distrito Federal , Mexico
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.amlo.org.mx/
 Facebookamlo2012
Born November 13, 1953 (66 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedPaul
Dec 03, 2012 09:51pm
Tags Hispanic - Socialist - Government Reform - 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.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
04/28/2005-05/01/2005 Reforma 84.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)
PER-STATE JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateStateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
02/21/2019-02/23/2019 MEX Consulta Mitofsky 67.10% ( 0.0) 28.40% ( 0.0) 4.50% ( 0.0)

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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
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 
May 15, 2005 10:00am Perspective Path to presidency is steep for popular López Obrador  Article Ralphie 

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FAMILY
Wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller 00, 2006-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  07/01/2018 Mexico President Won 53.19% (+30.92%)
  11/20/2015 National Regeneration Movement - Leadership Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/01/2012 MEX President Lost 31.61% (-6.60%)
  11/16/2011 MEX President - Labor Nomination Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/16/2011 MEX President - PRD Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/02/2006 Mexican President Lost 35.31% (-0.58%)
  01/10/2006 Mexico President - PRD Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/02/2000 Mexico City Head of Government Won 37.71% (+3.41%)
  08/05/1994 Tabasco Governor Lost 38.66% (-18.80%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Guanajuato Governor - Jul 01, 2012 PT Ernesto Prieto Ortega