Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador
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3rd Head of Government of Mexico City
In office
5 December 2000 – 29 July 2005
Preceded by Rosario Robles
Succeeded by Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (Acting)
Leader of the Party of the Democratic Revolution
In office
1996–1999
Preceded by Porfirio Muñoz Ledo
Succeeded by Pablo Gómez Álvarez
Personal details
Born (1953-11-13) 13 November 1953 (age 64)[1]
Tepetitán, Mexico
Political party National Regeneration Movement (2012–present)
Other political
affiliations
Institutional Revolutionary (Before 1989)
Democratic Revolution (1989–2012)
Spouse(s) Rocío Beltrán Medina (m. 1979; her death 2003)
Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller (m. 2006)
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Spanish: [anˌdɾes maˈnwel ˈlopes oβɾaˈðoɾ]; born 13 November 1953), also known as AMLO,[2][3] is a Mexican left-wing politician.[4] 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.[5] 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.[6][7] He is the current frontrunner for the 2018 presidential elections.[8][9][10][11][12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Semblanza". Lopezobrador.org.mx. Archived from the original on November 29, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016. 
  2. "Las 6 promesas económicas de AMLO". CNNExpansión. November 5, 2011. Archived from the original on April 6, 2012. 
  3. Grayson, George W. "López Obrador Continues His Presidential Crusade in Chiapas" (PDF). CSIS Hemisphere Focus. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 17, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  4. "Mexican leftist Lopez Obrador leads presidential race polls". Reuters. Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  5. "Semblanza de Andres Manuel López Obrador". MORENA. May 1, 2012. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. 
  6. Phippen, J. Weston. "Mexico's Fiery Populist Savior May Be Too Good to Be True". The Atlantic. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  7. Digital, Milenio. "¿A qué estados quiere AMLO mover las secretarías?". Milenio (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  8. "Exclusive: Mexican leftist has 11-point lead ahead of 2018 election - poll". Reuters. Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  9. "Hacia 2018, arranque cerrado a tres fuerzas". El Economista (in Spanish). Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  10. "Mexico presidential favorite puts himself at heart of security plan". Reuters. Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  11. "AMLO lidera encuesta entre presidenciales". El Siglo de Durango (in Spanish). January 4, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  12. "Mexico's Presidential Front-Runner Proposes Urzua for Finance Minister". Bloomberg. Retrieved January 8, 2018.