Morena chose four profiles that will compete to become the virtual candidates to become the virtual candidates to become the Head of Government.
They are Omar García Harfuch, former Secretary of Citizen Security; Clara Brugada, Mayor on leave of Iztapalapa; Mariana Boy Tamborrell, head of the Environmental Attorney’s Office, and Hugo López-Gatell, former Deputy Secretary of Federal Health.
The State Council process stood out because the four candidates were unanimously selected out of a total of 32 who applied.
We can boast, because I believe it is part of the unity that exists in Morena in Mexico City, that this is the State Council, of those that have been held so far, in which these two women and two men are promoted by consensus, unanimously, that is, no voting took place,” said Citlalli Hernandez, Morena’s Secretary General.
From today until October 29th, surveys will be carried out with which the National Council will decide if there are two more profiles that should be in the final exercise. The poll to define the virtual local candidate will take place on October 30 and two companies will conduct mirror polls.
They decide by consensus
Omar García Harfuch, ex-secretary of Citizen Security; Clara Brugada, mayor on leave from Iztapalapa; Mariana Boy Tamborrell, head of the Environmental and Territorial Ordering Attorney’s Office, and Hugo López-Gatell, ex-federal Deputy Secretary of Health, were presented yesterday as candidates to coordinate the Committees for the Defense of the Fourth Transformation in the city.
The process of the Morena State Council stood out because the profiles were selected unanimously.
To tell you that we are together, that we are united, that we have four first class profiles and that now the decision is of the people, let the people speak, Morena has already made its proposal of the four people”, said in a press conference the president of Morena in the capital, Sebastián Ramírez.
The announcement was made after the second extraordinary session of the Morena State Council.
After reading the names of the four selected, out of a total of 32 registered candidates, a resounding applause was heard from the Morena militants present.
Citlalli Hernández, secretary general of Morena at the national level, highlighted the consensus and unanimity.
We can boast, because I think it is part of the unity that exists in Morena in Mexico City, that this is the state council, of those that have been held so far, in which these two women and two men are promoted by consensus, unanimously, that is, there was no vote; it was a consensus made by all the members of the state council,” she said.
Upon leaving the room where the press conference was held, García Harfuch simply said goodbye.
Brugada and López-Gatell left together, accompanied by local deputies Martha Ávila, Guadalupe Chávez and Nancy Núñez, after which cheers began to be heard.
In an interview, Boy Tamborrell announced that he will not resign from his position and that it will be “out of working hours” when he will dedicate himself to the activities related to the Morena process.
The State Council of Morena announced that from today until October 29, recognition surveys will be conducted among the population, through which the National Council will decide if there are two more profiles that citizens consider should be in the final survey.
In case of adding two figures, they must be a man and a woman.
The poll to define the coordinator of the Committees for the Defense of the 4T will take place on October 30 and will be carried out by Morena’s National Elections Commission, after which two other mirror polls will be carried out by companies.
After his message, Omar Garcia Harfuch was called by the attendees to take pictures with him.
Harfuch offers to give continuity
During his first public and massive act as an aspirant to coordinate the Defense of the Fourth Transformation of Mexico City, Omar García Harfuch assured that he will give continuity to the project of attention to the causes headed by Claudia Sheinbaum as head of Government.
For us it is very important to understand that security is not only the use of force; with Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum we mainly learned that (…) When we arrived with Dr. Sheinbaum we focused on the attention to the causes”, he said.
In the Mexico City district of Tláhuac, he emphasized that derived from that strategy they achieved the reduction of high impact crimes by more than 50%, from 2018 to 2023.
“The city was going through a delicate moment in terms of security with many homicides, robberies, extortions, etc. (…) We managed to reduce the number of crimes by 50%,” Omar García Harfuch concluded.