The Secretary of the Interior (Segob), Adán Augusto López Hernández, affirmed have no reports of intervention by organized crime in the elections to be held in six states next Sunday.
“Well, we don’t see it and we haven’t received any report in that sense from the electoral bodies,” he said.
“Well, there is peace. Of course, the expectation generated by an electoral process, but until now the electoral process unfolds without major incidents”, he said in an interview.
Upon leaving the National Palace, after accompanying President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to a meeting with businessmen from the energy sector and with the United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, the federal official pointed out that there is tranquility prior to the electoral process, and that even it has now proceeded without major incident.
“There is calm. Of course, the expectation generated by an electoral process, but so far the electoral process has been carried out without major incidents”, indicated the Secretary of the Interior.
as to whether there is red lights in some entity, he stated: “No, at this time none”.
When questioned about whether there have been requests to report violence in states where interference by organized crime is presumed, Adán Augusto López explained that it was implemented a coordination mechanism with the local electoral bodies and with the Federal Electoral Institute, and he also said, there will be the presence that is normally used, in this case the National Guard”, he explained.
Next Sunday, June 5, elections will be held in Aguascalientes, Durango, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo and Tamaulipas to renew governments.