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The candidate for governor of the PRI and PRD alliance would be a woman

Chihuahua— The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) presented this Wednesday before the State Electoral Institute (IEE) a coalition agreement for the nomination of a candidate for the governorship of Chihuahua in the 2020-2021 electoral process.

Likewise, the agreement signed by the president of the PRI State Steering Committee, Omar Bazán Flores and by the president of the PRD State Executive Directorate, José Luis Acosta Corral, establishes an alliance in 21 of the 22 local councils.

They will also participate together in 28 city councils and 28 syndicates, for the 2020-2021 electoral process, however they are still in talks to determine in which municipalities they will participate in an alliance and who will lead the formula, commented from both parties.

In this sense, the leader of the PRD in the state, José Luis Acosta, pointed out that this alliance will benefit both parties, especially the one he leads as they seek to increase their percentage for their permanence as a party in the state.

He added that in the case of the candidacy for governor, this will be for a woman, because because of gender parity it is Chihuahua’s turn, he also mentioned that in the case of the PRI everything seems to indicate that it is in the same situation, so which there will be no problem in appointing a woman to this popularly elected position.

Regarding the candidatures for local councils, city councils and unions, he pointed out that they have made good progress and could soon be appointing the candidates for these positions who will participate in the 2020-2021 electoral process.

The State President of the PRI, Omar Bazán, acknowledged that this is a progressive alliance and soon they will be designating which districts and municipalities they will be in alliance, in addition to waiting for validation by the State Electoral Institute.

This is due to the fact that the guidelines for applying for a common candidacy must be signed through an agreement in accordance with its internal regulations. For the election to the governorship, the agreements may be presented until December 22, 2020; while the one relating to the elections of local councils with a relative majority, members of councils and syndicates, may be presented no later than January 8, 2021.

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