Mexican Senate approves mid-term vote recall for presidency

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10/15/19 – Reuters

By Anthony Esposito and Lizbeth Diaz

Mexico’s Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial constitutional change that would give the public a chance to vote again to either retain or remove a president halfway through their six-year term.

The controversial plan for a “recall vote” now goes to the lower chamber of Congress, where it is expected to pass given the large majority held by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist MORENA party in both houses.

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