They will nominate 39 candidates for 15 governorships

The political parties and coalitions 39 women will nominate as candidates for the governorships to be disputed in 15 entities of the country, while there will be 46 men who will compete for a position of popular election.

According to a review he conducted THE UNIVERSAL of the data provided by the National Electoral Institute (INE) and the information on the coalitions of the political parties, the entities where there will be more women nominated will be Colima, Querétaro, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas, with four candidates each, while the largest number of men was nominated in Guerrero and Michoacán, with five each one; in addition to Campeche, Chihuahua, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí, with four each.

He PAN and the PT They did not comply with the parity criteria approved by the National Electoral Institute (INE) and the ruling of the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch, while the Solidarity Encounter Party (PES) he was the only one who did not submit his listing.

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AN reported that the list was determined by the National Executive Committee and that in Chihuahua, Baja California, Sinaloa and Campeche, the gender will depend on the vote of the militancy.

Regarding the definition of the governorship by the PT, it notified that it is meeting in National Electoral Convention permanent to define it.

The PES reported that the internal processes for the selection of candidates in the party are under development, so it has not been determined where women will run.

However, “it will abide by the resolutions set forth in the SUP-RAP-116/2020 and Accumulated judgment, and will fulfill the nomination of at least seven women as candidates for governor in the same number of states,” the INE said last Thursday in a statement.

Coalition nominations

The coalition Goes through Mexico, made up of PAN-PRI-PRD, will register four women in the states of Colima, Nayarit, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas; while in Baja California Sur, Campeche, Michoacán, San Luis Potosí and Sonora it has designated men to compete.

Together We Make History (Morena-PT-PVEM) will register six women as candidates in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Nuevo León and Tlaxcala. While Morena-PT will propose men in Michoacán and Sonora.

The PRI-PRD alliance will go with two men in the entities where it will participate, which are Guerrero and Nuevo León.

By going solo, Morena will register a male in Chihuahua and Guerrero, as will the PAN in Querétaro and Nuevo León.

“There must be more”

Legislators consulted agreed that although this news represents progress in the fight for gender equality, the fact that there are more women candidates will not necessarily mean that more women are elected as governors.

“It is important to start by forcing this [postular mujeres] because if not, there would be no mechanisms for it, especially because there are still those who wonder if they are competitive for these spaces.

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“Resistance will continue to be seen in the remainder of the registration of formal candidacies, and later in the campaign. It will be necessary to see if they are going to give the same weight to women or not. They are going to face many obstacles ”, he considered Martha Tagle, MP for MC.

Claudia Anaya, a PRI senator and, so far, proposed as a standard-bearer to seek the governorship for Zacatecas, considered that more training is needed within the parties to ensure that the cadres join and work for the candidacies of women in the same way that they do it for the boys.

Senator Indira de Jesus Rosales San Roman (PAN) considered that no matter how much gender quotas are established by law, this has been insufficient in the results; it is necessary to work in cadres of competitive women and grant them spaces in the public service and decision-making bodies.

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