Mexico President Approval Rate Rises to 67 Percent: Poll

3/1/2019 – The New York Times

22-02-2019-FOTO-06-CREDITO-GANADERO-MACUSPANA-TABASCO-1024x706.jpgBy Reuters

MEXICO CITY — Approval for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rose from 62.7 percent to 67.1 percent in his first three months in office, a surge enjoyed by only one of Mexico’s previous five presidents, polling firm Consulta Mitofsky showed on Thursday.

As Lopez Obrador nears his first 100 days in office, he joined Mexico’s President Ernesto Zedillo, who in February 1995 saw approval for his way of governing rise from 38 percent to 42 percent, the survey showed, though it added that Zedillo “afterward suffered a great fall.”

All other presidents saw an early drop in approval shortly after assuming office.

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