Morena Party Gains Super-Majority in Mexico's Lower House

Mexico's ruling Morena party, led by Mario Delgado, controls 83 seats in the Senate, falling short of a two-thirds majority needed for constitutional changes. However, in the 500-member lower house of Congress, the leftist coalition secures 372 seats, achieving a super-majority threshold.


Reuters | Updated: 10-06-2024 00:20 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 00:20 IST
Morena Party Gains Super-Majority in Mexico's Lower House

Mexico's ruling Morena party and its allies control 83 seats in the Senate, the party's national president Mario Delgado said on Sunday, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed to change the constitution.

However, in the 500-member lower house of Congress, the ruling leftist coalition will have 372 seats, meeting the super-majority threshold, Delgado said in a post on social media platform X.

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