Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win as Mexico’s First Female President

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Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win as Mexico’s First Female President

Claudia Sheinbaum has made history by winning Mexico’s presidential election and becoming the first woman to hold the nation’s highest office. An official quick count from the National Electoral Institute revealed the ruling party candidate secured an overwhelming lead, with between 58.3% and 60.7% of the vote.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

Sheinbaum, representing the Morena party, celebrated her victory outside a hotel in the capital, where she announced, “I will become the first woman president of Mexico.” Her competitors, opposition candidate Xochitl Galvez and Jorge Alvarez Maynez, acknowledged their defeat and extended their congratulations.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

Galvez, a former mayor of Mexico City, garnered between 26.6% and 28.6% of the vote, while Maynez received between 9.9% and 10.8%, according to the statistical sample.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

At 61, Sheinbaum is a seasoned scientist and politician, closely aligned with outgoing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Her campaign focused on maintaining and advancing the policies of Lopez Obrador, including universal pensions for the elderly and apprenticeship programs for youth. “We will dedicate public funds to continue the president’s social programmes,” Sheinbaum affirmed in her victory speech.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

Sheinbaum also emphasised fostering a positive relationship with the United States, asserting, “We will always defend Mexicans” residing there. This commitment to bilateral cooperation and the welfare of Mexicans abroad will be key aspects of her administration.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

As Sheinbaum prepares to take office, her historic win marks a significant milestone in Mexico’s political landscape, symbolising both continuity and change for the country’s future.

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

Claudia Sheinbaum Secures Historic Win As Mexico’s First Female President

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