Global'We go with Guadiana in Coahuila'; National PT abandons Mejía Berdeja

‘We go with Guadiana in Coahuila’; National PT abandons Mejía Berdeja

Saltillo, Coah.- The national leadership of the Labor Party (PT) abandoned this Tuesday its candidate for the government of Coahuila, Ricardo Mejia Berdeja, and as well as the national leadership of the Party Green Ecologist of Mexico (PVEM)the PT asked for the support of its militancy and supporters for the morenista candidate, Armando Guadiana.

“Ricardo Mejía is at the will of the citizens of Coahuila”, sentenced Benjamín Robles, federal deputy for the PT, during the reading of a statement issued by the political forces at a press conference held in Mexico City.

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He added that due to the advanced stage of the electoral process in Coahuila, the announcement “It has no legal effect”as established in article 150 of the state Electoral Law, which states that it is impossible to replace a candidate because the legal deadlines for it have already expired.

He labor partyargued that the decision days before the election is to guarantee the alliance “Together we will make history.” scheduled for the 2024 presidential election, and the commitment to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his call for unity was reiterated.

“That the national leadership of the Labor Party agreed to go in unity and thus guarantee the continuity and consolidation of the Fourth Transformation in 2024”, read the federal deputy. “We firmly declare that we go together with Morena and El Verde for the good of Mexico, we have decided to give our support to the Morena candidate.”

Óscar González Yáñez, founding member of the PT and national political commissioner in the Mexico statesaid “The PT’s decision transcends the two entities, strengthens the alliance in the State of Mexico, and this is linked to this agreement in Coahuila. We are going for the two great cacicazgos in our country: for Grupo Atlacomulco and for Moreirato, with that we will be removing a great political ballast from our beloved Mexico”.

Just last week, the national coordination of the PT had announced in Coahuila That “they entrenched” in the entity in order to defend the vote of the old practices that the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) professes, and raised his hand to Ricardo Mejía, while asking that Armando Guadiana, candidate of Morena decline “for dignity”.

Hours before, when the invitation to this press conference was announced, the then PT candidate, Ricardo Mejia, He assured that he remained firm in the candidacy despite the political pressures that he assured were “Very strong”.

“That’s why I tell you that whatever happens, the tiger remains firm, I’m going to be on the ballot”, he assured that voting for him or for the candidates for local deputy for the Labor Party are valid votes.

According to the Electoral Law of Coahuila, the invalidity of a candidate is provided for cases in which he presents a resignation due to permanent disability or his death occurs.

In the case of coalitionsthe legislation does not provide for a dissolution, since the coalition figure is intended to formalize an alliance.

With a handshake, both Alberto Anaya, national coordinator of the PT, as the national leader of Morena, Mario Delgado, They justified the announcement with the expectation of the triumph of the Fourth Transformation in the country.

Ricardo Mejia Berdeja He has summoned a press conference at 3:00 p.m. this Tuesday in the city of Saltillo.

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