Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
|58th President of Mexico|
|Assumed office |
1 December 2018
|Preceded by||Enrique Peña Nieto|
|President of the National Regeneration Movement|
20 November 2015 – 12 December 2017
|Preceded by||Martí Batres|
|Succeeded by||Yeidckol Polevnsky Gurwitz|
|3rd Head of Government of Mexico City|
5 December 2000 – 29 July 2005
|Preceded by||Rosario Robles|
|Succeeded by||Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (Acting)|
|Leader of the Party of the Democratic Revolution|
2 August 1996 – 10 April 1999
|Preceded by||Porfirio Muñoz Ledo|
|Succeeded by||Pablo Gómez Álvarez|
|Born||13 November 1953|
|Political party||National Regeneration Movement (2012–present)|
|Institutional Revolutionary (Before 1989)|
Democratic Revolution (1989–2012)
Rocío Beltrán Medina
(m. 1979; her death 2003)
Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller (m. 2006)
|Alma mater||National Autonomous University of Mexico|
|Website||Government of Mexico|
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Spanish: [anˌdɾes maˈnwel ˈlopes oβɾaˈðoɾ]; born 13 November 1953), also known as AMLO, is a Mexican left-wing politician. He is the 58th and current President of Mexico since 1 December 2018. He held the position of Head of Government of the Federal District from 2000 to 2005, before resigning in July 2005 to become a candidate in the 2006 presidential election, he lost the election.
López Obrador was a candidate in the 2012 presidential election representing a coalition of the PRD, Labor Party and Citizens' Movement. He finished second with 31.59% of the vote. He announced his resignation from the PRD on September 9, 2012.
He is the leader of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) and is the party's pre-candidate for the 2018 presidential race. He is the current frontrunner for the 2018 presidential elections. He was elected President in a landslide victory on July 1, 2018 winning almost 54% of the vote.
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