Mexico President’s Rating at one-Year High With Election in Sight

Easily the most popular of the president’s policies cited by respondents were welfare spending schemes which target the elderly, students and poorer rural areas, the survey showed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s approval rating has risen to its highest level in a year with barely six months to go before legislative elections, an opinion poll showed on Sunday, November 22nd.

The face-to-face survey of 1,000 Mexicans between November 12th -18th by polling firm Buendia & Laredo showed Lopez Obrador had the support of 64%, bolstered by his social spending programs. Just 25% disapproved of him, according to the poll.

The rating was up from the 59% he scored in the pollster’s prior August telephone survey, reaching the . . .

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