Mexico held a recall vote yesterday April 10, 2022. The system, originally invented in Switzerland in the 1850s, allows the people or representatives to determine if the Head of State should stay in office. President Andres Manuel Obrador won the vote. This information is published by Aljazeera. Here is an excerpt:
Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has handily won a controversial referendum he supported to determine whether he should step down or complete his six-year term.
Lopez Obrador won slightly more than 90 percent of the vote on Sunday, with turnout hovering at an estimated 18 percent of eligible voters, far below the 40 percent threshold needed for it to be legally binding.
Opposition leaders had actively discouraged people from voting, with many condemning the poll as a propaganda exercise and a costly distraction from more pressing problems.
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