2018 Mexican general election facts for kids
It also elected 128 members of the Senate for a period of six years and 500 members of the Chamber of Deputies for a period of three years.
It was one of the largest election days in Mexican history, with most of the nation's states holding state and local elections on the same day, including nine governorships. It has been the most violent campaign Mexico has experienced in recent history, with 130 political figures killed since September 2017.
Currently, the results are: López Obrador, 53%; Anaya, 23%; Meade, 16%; and Rodríguez Calderón, 5%. This is the first time since the (controversial) 1988 election that a presidential candidate has been elected with an absolute majority (50%+1) of the votes cast.
|Andrés Manuel López Obrador||National Regeneration Movement||Juntos Haremos Historia||30,113,483||53.19|
|Ricardo Anaya||National Action Party||Por México al Frente||12,610,120||22.28|
|José Antonio Meade||Institutional Revolutionary Party||Todos por México||9,289,853||16.41|
|Jaime Rodríguez Calderón||Independent||None||2,961,732||5.23|
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