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Mexico’s four presidential candidates begin campaigning

Mexico City, Mexico — Presidential candidates for Mexico have already begun their campaigns to fill the upcoming seat July 1.

As of March 30, the four presidential candidates will travel the country promoting their campaigns to become the next president of Mexico.

According to the National Electoral Institute (INE), there will be approximately 2,500 ballot boxes placed around the state of Quintana Roo for the July 1 vote.

For the next 90 days, presidential candidates Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Ricardo Anaya, José Antonio Meade and Margarita Zavala will do their best to win the votes of the approximately 88 million registered Mexicans.

The campaigns can go on up to four days before election day.

The candidates include Andrés Manuel López Obrador for the coalition Juntos Haremos Histori, Ricardo Anaya of the Por México al Frente alliance, José Antonio Meade for the coalition Todos por México and Margarita Zavala, the only independent candidate.

As of 2017, Mexico census recorded a population of over 137.7 million people. This year, INE says that 88 million Mexicans have registered to vote in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place July 1, 2018.