Santiago Taboada, the current mayor of Benito Juárez, affirmed that he will seek the opposition’s candidacy for head of government of Mexico City in the next elections in 2024 and that he will even run against anyone belonging to the ruling party, including Omar Garca Harfuch.
“Whoever they assigned us to I will say it clearly: today the people of Mexico City urgently need good government, they urgently need change, and they also urgently need to see results achieved in certain parts of the city and in other parts.” “The city continues to have the same problems as they have had for 26 years,” said Santiago Taboada in an interview with Manuel Feregrino “Por la Maana.”.
According to a model that prioritizes the political strength of candidates for the office of head of government, taking into account public and hypothetical confrontations between rivals from different parties, the media, and the conversational relevance of polling stations, SurveysMx places Santiago Taboada in third place heading to Mexico City, behind Omar Garca Harfuch, who is in first place, and Clara Brugada in second place.
The current mayor of Cuauhtémoc, Sandra Cuevas, also expressed her interest in running for the office of head of government, although this Tuesday she asked for an equal majority in the opposition process, while, after barely two years in politics, he has He does not have the support of political parties such as Santiago Taboada of the PAN and Adrián Ruvalcaba of the PRI.
Taboada will leave Benito Juárez before November 5th
The electoral process begins in CDMX on Sunday, and the primary campaigns begin on November 5th. Therefore, Santiago Taboada indicated that he will resign from office before that date and that for now he is waiting for the Front to announce the selection process. Far for Mexico.
“It is clear to us that we are registered. We are waiting, I would also like to say, for these rules to be issued for the race for head of government (…) and understand that we are building this with the PRI, with the PAN, with the PRD, with their “State leaders, with their national leaders,” Taboada reiterated.
Santiago Taboada indicated that he would win the legal battle before the federal authorities in connection with the corresponding allegations of the real estate cartel and therefore indicated that he was suitable for the post of head of government. The mayor insisted that the cause was political persecution.