The president’s participation in the elections underlines his democratic commitment. AMLO Vote at the SHCP Museum today June 2.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, accompanied by his wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller, exercised his right to vote early in the morning of June 2, around 9:00 a.m.

The elections are crucial in determining whether his project, started in 2018, will continue or face obstacles due to opposition.

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AMLO Vote at the SHCP Museum today June 2

The President in the SHCP Museum

López Obrador left the National Palace to go to the booth located on 4 Moneda Street, in the Centro neighborhood, in the Museum of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), also known as the Old Archbishop’s Palace.

This is the box where the president has voted since he moved to the National Palace in June 2019, both in the midterm elections and in the mandate revocation consultation in April 2022.

The booth was already busy when he arrived, and many of those present took advantage of the opportunity to take photos with him.

Showing his voter ID, López Obrador mentioned his name, cut his ballot and cast his vote.

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AMLO and his Votes in Past Elections

Upon leaving the polling station, the president was questioned about who he voted for. In previous elections, specifically in 2006, 2012 and 2018, López Obrador did not vote for himself.

On those occasions, he voted for prominent figures such as Carlos Monsiváis, José María Pérez Gay and Rosario Ibarra de Piedra, respectively.

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Confidence in Clean and Peaceful Elections

Days before the vote, López Obrador expressed his confidence that these elections would be the cleanest and most peaceful in the history of Mexico.

To ensure this, elements of the Armed Forces and the National Guard were deployed.

In his morning conference on May 28, the president stated that this electoral process would be developed in the best possible way, thanks to the joint work with the state governments and the National Electoral Institute (INE).

“We consider that they are going to be clean, free and, above all, peaceful elections. That is my prediction, that is what I maintain and we are also working with that purpose with the state governments and with the INE so that together we can achieve that the people manifest freely,” he said.

Furthermore, López Obrador added that his opponents were betting on violence, but assured that election day would develop harmoniously.

AMLO Vote at the SHCP Museum today June 2

President López Obrador’s participation in the June 2 elections underscores his commitment to the democratic process in Mexico.

His vote at the SHCP Museum, along with his optimism about clean and peaceful elections, reinforces the importance of this day for the future of the country.

Citizens, like the president, exercised their right to vote in the hope of contributing to a transparent and fair electoral process.

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