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Claudia Sheinbaum Elected Mexico’s First Woman President

Claudia Sheinbaum Elected Mexico’s First Woman President:

Claudia Sheinbaum has been named Mexico’s first female president. According to the National Electoral Institute, Sheinbaum won between 58 and 60% of the votes, which is more than 30 percentage points more than her closest rival, Xochitl Galvez.

  • Claudia Sheinbaum made history as the first Jewish president of a mostly Catholic country and the first woman to become president of Mexico.
  • She is known for being a climate expert and for being the mayor of Mexico City before she became president.
  • This election was important because it was the biggest in the history of Mexico, a country with about 130 million people.
  • There were more than 20,000 open political roles, including all seats in both houses of parliament and many regional and local positions.
  • There was violence, including the death of a town council candidate and kidnapping at a voting station, but a lot of people went to the polls and then celebrated, which showed that people were very involved in the democratic process.