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Cancun candidates for mayor begin campaigning

Cancun, Q.R. — Candidates for the next mayor of Cancun will begin their campaigning today.

The four candidates hoping to be the next head of the municipality of Benito Juárez will have the next 45 days to campaign their events and ideas in order to win the upcoming available seat of mayor.

On the list include María Elena Hermelinda Lezama Espinoza of the Juntos Haremos Historia (Together We Shall Make History) coalition, which is made up of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena) and Labor Party.

Also running for the head Benito Juárez seat is Mario Machuca Sánchez from the Coalición por Quintana Roo, which is composed of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Green Ecologist Party of Mexico and Partido Nueva Alianza.

Niurka Sáliva Benítez from the Partido Encuentro Social (Social Encounter Party) and independent candidate Issac Janix Alanis are also in the running to become mayor of Cancun.

Starting today, each of the candidates will have the opportunity to present their first campaign beginning with the presentation of plans for government. Candidates will be expected to voice their ideas through press conferences or directly before the public.

Mara Lezama from the Juntos Haremos Historia coalition, will announce her government project at a press conference, said the regional coordinator of Morena, Juan Ríos Balderrama.

The general secretary of the Partido Encuentro Social, Rubén Darío Rodríguez García, said that the candidate for the Benito Juárez Municipal Presidency, Sáliva Benítez, will present her government plan in the morning to the media, highlighting the renovation and rescue of the city of Cancún.

Candidate Mario Machuca Sanchez of the Coalition for Quintana Roo will start the campaign at 7:00 p.m. in the sports unit of Region 94 in Cancun.

Independent candidate Issac Janix Alanis will open his campaign in a public event at 11:00 a.m. in La Reforma square located on the esplanade of the Benito Juarez City Council, where he will announce his work plan and government, accompanied by his list of aldermen.