The opposition alliance to the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador – made up of PAN, PRI and PRD – strategically chose 171 districts in 23 states of the country to try to wrest the majority in the Chamber of Deputies from Morena next year.
The final agreement registered with the National Electoral Institute, and of which EL UNIVERSAL has a copy, details that the coalition Goes through Mexico fully allied in all federal districts of 18 states; partially in five entities and in nine they will be separated.
This agreement contemplates 57 districts for the PAN; 60, for the PRI, and 54, for the PRD. In total, there are 300 federal electoral districts in the country from where 300 majority deputies emerge; 200 more are elected by proportional representation.
Districts were chosen for this alliance based on past results federal electoral process of 2018 and because the sum of the votes of the three emblems would guarantee the victory against Morena.
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The second criterion is to retain the bastions that the three parties have had in different regions of the country; the third is “not to hinder (…) or subtract votes from who can beat Brunette“; for the fourth, the 10 local alliances that made for the governor’s elections in different entities were taken as preponderance.
Thus, they agreed to a total federal alliance in Baja California (governed by Morena), Baja California Sur (PAN), Campeche (PRI), Colima (PRI), Chiapas (Morena), Durango (PAN), Guerrero (PRI), Hidalgo (PRI ), Michoacán (PRD), Nayarit (PAN), Puebla (Morena), Quintana Roo (PAN), San Luis Potosí (PRI), Sinaloa (PRI), Sonora (PRI), Tabasco (Morena), Tlaxcala (PRI) and Zacatecas (PRI).
According to sources consulted, going together in all the districts in some of these entities responds to the fact that there are states like Baja California, Chiapas, Puebla or Tabasco that have numerous districts and are governed by Morena and together they become more competitive.
Going together in all the districts of states governed by their allies responds to the fact that they have regions with large populations such as Michoacán, Guerrero, Sinaloa, Sonora and San Luis Potosí.
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They partially joined in Aguascalientes (PAN), Mexico City (Brunette), Guanajuato (PAN), State of Mexico (PRI) and Veracruz (Morena).
In this equation, PAN, PRI y PRD They are going to snatch strategic municipalities from Morena, such as Mexico City, the State of Mexico and Veracruz. According to members of the Alliance bunker, with the sum of the three forces, in Mexico City they can win between 10 and 15 federal districts from Morena, or in Veracruz they can snatch up to 12 districts.
There are regions in which they did not get, such as Iztapalapa, Tláhuac or Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, due to the strength that Morena has and that neither allies win.
The entities in which there will definitely be no alliance will be: Coahuila (PRI), Chihuahua (PAN), Jalisco (MC), Morelos (PES), Nuevo León (Independent), Oaxaca (PRI), Querétaro (PAN), Tamaulipas (PAN ) and Yucatán (PAN). In these it was agreed not to hinder “or subtract votes from those who can beat Morena” and they will respect bastions that are governed by their allies.
According to Partial Coalition Agreement, qWhat they delivered to the INE last Tuesday, the three parties reported that they will make up the National Executive Coordinator that will be made up of the national presidents or their equivalent of the linked political parties, with the right to voice and vote, and their decisions will be made by consensus.
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It is determined that for the selection of its candidates, the PAN will do so through appointment; in the PRI it would also be like this, through the Commission for Nomination of Candidacies, previous examinations, and the PRD will propose to its National Council the candidates for federal councils, which will be selected through the National Elective Council method.
It was agreed that the campaign limits will not be exceeded, which amount to one million 648 thousand 189 pesos. In addition, they will constitute a Board of Directors for campaign expenses and the representative of the PRI will be responsible for finances.