This weekend Mexicans went to the polls to vote for their next President, Congress, and Senate.

Claudia Sheinbaum from the ruling party Morena won against Xóchitl Galvez from the opposition, becoming the first female Jewish President-elect of Mexico.

But Ms Sheinbaum faces challenges such as crime and corruption.

Image: Image by Maritza Ríos – Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de México

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Dr Luis Gomez Romero – Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Wollongong

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 4 June 2024