Mexico elections: President López Obrador juggles the results to declare victory

The president's party, together with its allies, managed to retain an absolute majority in the Chamber of Deputies, but will not control the two-thirds needed to amend the Constitution. Morena won at least 11 of the 15 state governorships at stake, but lost support in Mexico City where it governs.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although the ruling National Regeneration Movement (Morena) lost votes in the Chamber of Deputies, Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, asserted on Monday that the electoral results are a great endorsement for his work of government, the so-called "fourth transformation of Mexico".

"I am very grateful because as a result of this election, the parties that sympathize with the transformation project that is underway will have a majority", a triumphalist president celebrated this Monday in his morning press conference.

The truth is, however, that Sunday's mid-term elections, considered the largest in . . .

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