In an absolute landslide victory, Andrés Manuel López Obrador was declared Mexico’s next president on Sunday evening saying “profound change” is coming. Mexico’s new president elect won with at least 53% of the vote, more than 25 points ahead of second place candidate, Ricardo Anaya, who wished him “great success”.
This was the first time that Mexicans living abroad were allowed to vote for down-ballot races and also the first time than an independent candidate appeared on the ballot. Exit polls had shown López Obrador so far ahead of his two main rivals that they both conceded defeat well before the official results began to emerge.
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