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AMLO Wins Referendum on Mexican Presidency in Vote Boycotted by Critics

HeadlineApr 11, 2022

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has overwhelmingly won a referendum on whether he should complete his six-year term. AMLO called for the referendum himself to fulfill a campaign promise to give voters a chance to remove him from office after three years. Early results show about 90% of voters supported him, but turnout was about 18%, with many critics of AMLO boycotting the referendum.

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