Historic Day For Our Southern Neighbors, Female Mayor Elected in Mexico City

Claudia Sheinbaum becomes the first woman voted in as mayor of Mexico's capital city.

A historic moment for Mexico City as Claudia Sheinbaum, a 56-year-old scientist, is elected as mayor, the first female…

With the win of Sheinbaum as mayor of Mexico City and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s win as president, the left will control the both the capital and the presidency. The last time that same party controlled both was in 1997. Obrador has vowed to fight corruption and champion the lower classes. Sheinbaum was among the first politicians to leave Mexico’s established left-wing party, the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), and join Lopez Obrador’s breakaway, Morena, when he formally launched it in 2014.

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