The race to replace President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico is starting to heat up. While his party, Morena, is in good position to win, a competition has begun for who its candidate will be. In this episode, political scientist Carlos Bravo Regidor analyzes the stakes, the favorites, the state of the opposition and what it all means for Latin America’s second-largest economy. He also discusses what he expects from AMLO, as the president in known, in his last 18 months in office.
Carlos Bravo Regidor is a political analyst based in Mexico City
Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly
AMLO’s Expansion of the Military Undermines Mexico’s Civilian Tradition by Cecilia Farfán-Méndez, Kathleen Bruhn and Tesalia Rizzo
What a Comedian’s Poll Performance Says About Mexican Politics by Carin Zissis
Tags: AMLO, AQ Podcast, Mexico, Mexico Elections