Opposition celebrates withdrawal of Salgado and Morón candidacies

Raúl Morón, Mario Delgado and Félix Salgado Macedonio went to the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch to protest the withdrawal of the candidacy for governor of Michoacán and Guerrero. Photo: (Forbes)

The opposition parties PRI and PRD stated that the decision to revoke Salgado’s candidacy was taken autonomously and legally.

MEXICO, April 28, 2021, (FORBES).- Opposition parties celebrated the decision of the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Power (TEPJF) on the withdrawal of the candidacies of Félix Salgado and Raúl Móron for the governments of Guerrero and Michoacán, respectively.

The president of the PRI, Alejandro Cárdenas, published on his Twitter account that Mexico cannot allow attacks on our democracy or that those who violate the law – referring to Salgado – aspire to represent the citizens.

I acknowledge the decision of @TEPJF to withdraw the candidacies of Raúl Morón and Felix Salgado Macedonio to the governments of # Michoacán and #Guerrero.

Mexico cannot allow attacks on our democracy or that those who violate the laws aspire to represent the citizens.

Alejandro Moreno

Meanwhile, the general secretary of the PRD, Adriana Díaz, mentioned that the decision of the Electoral Tribunal is in accordance with autonomy and legality.

#yanohaytoro Today the TEPJF resolved to withdraw the candidacy of Felix Salgado Macedonio attached to the autonomy and legality required by the institutions in our country.

On Tuesday, April 27th, the Electoral Court officially confirmed the refusal to give Félix Salgado Macedonio and Raúl Morón, respectively, the registration as Morena candidates to contend for the governorships of Guerrero and Michoacán.



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