Leftist’s lead grows forward of Mexico presidential vote: ballot

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican left-wing presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador prolonged his result in 19 share factors in Might, in line with the newest ballot revealed by Ipsos on Thursday.

Leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Nationwide Regeneration Motion (MORENA) speaks throughout an occasion organised by Mexican Employers’ Confederation (COPARMEX) in Mexico Metropolis, Mexico Might 17, 2018. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

The survey, taken between Might 11 and Might 15, confirmed Lopez Obrador, a former Mexico Metropolis mayor, had 43 p.c of help, up from 36.6 p.c in a previous ballot revealed in March.

In second place with 24 p.c was Ricardo Anaya, a one-time chief of the center-right Nationwide Motion Social gathering (PAN), who fronts the problem of a right-left coalition. His help grew barely from 22.7 p.c.

Jose Antonio Meade, working for the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Social gathering, or PRI, had 16 p.c. Impartial Jaime Rodriguez held 2 p.c of help.

The outcomes broadly observe different main polls that present Lopez Obrador’s help rising and his rivals displaying little signal of catching up.

The face-to-face ballot of 1,000 individuals additionally included impartial candidate Margarita Zavala, who dropped out of the race on Wednesday. The margin of error was three.1 share factors and 14 p.c expressed no desire.

Reporting by Dave Graham; Writing by Christine Murray; Modifying by Sandra Maler

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