DPP Law MD Stuart Nolan asked to oversee Mexican Elections 2018
In July 2018, one of the largest national elections in its history took place in Mexico, with over 3,400 positions subject to election as well as 9 governorships. But the biggest appointment was a new President of Mexico after incumbent Enrique Pena Nieto was not eligible for a second term.
Favourites to inherit the position were Andres Manuel Lopez who ran for the National Regeneration Movement, Ricardo Anaya ho ran for the National Action Party and Jose Antonio Meade who ran for the Institutional Revolutionary Party.
DPP Law’s MD, Stuart Nolan, who is an expert in defending electoral fraud, was asked to join an International Delegation overseeing the Mexican Elections.
There were fears that this time the process would be further corrupted as the election had prompted much violence in a country that is officially the planet’s most dangerous outside of a war zone. In this year alone over 150 candidates had been murdered along with journalists and lawyers – a shocking statistic for what should have been a peaceful democratic process.
Despite the fiercely combative campaigns from each candidate leading up to the election, the result was a landslide victory for Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. This was the first time in 30 years there had been an outright majority winner in a Mexican election.
Stuart reported that the process he witnessed was robust and the Mexican people voted in their millions for political and economic change, voting in a new President who pledges to end corruption and tackle the grinding poverty suffered by many Mexicans.
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