Candidates for Governor of Morelos

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Juntos Haremos Historia



Cuauhtémoc Blanco

Cuauhtémoc Blanco, the current mayor of Cuernavaca, is running for governor of Morelos under Juntos Haremos Historia coalition, a coalition of the MORENA, PES and PT parties. Blanco is recognized as one of Mexico’s greatest soccer players.





Rabindranath Salazar

Rabindranath Salazar is running for governor as the candidate for the Party of the Democratic Revolution. He currently serves as a senator representing Morelos in the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress. He received a bachelor’s degree in public accounting from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos.



Rodrigo Gayosso Cepeda

Rodrigo Gayosso Cepeda is also in the running to be the PRD candidate in the gubernatorial elections in Morelos. The adopted son of Graco Ramirez, the state’s current governor, Gayosso Cepeda was the party leader for PRD in Morelos before stepping down in December to run for office. He has been lambasted by critics as the “awkward stepchild” of his more politically illustrious father.





Jorge Meade Ocaranza

Jorge Meade Ocaranza is the PRI candidate for governor of Morelos. He is delegate for the Ministry of Social Development in the state of Morelos. He was the state campaign coordinator for President Enrique Pena Nieto during his 2012 re-election campaign..



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