Carlos Puente Salas
Carlos Puente Salas is the sole declared candidate seeking the Partido Verde Ecologista de México (PVEM) nomination for president. He also serves as the party’s principal spokesman. Puente Salas is currently a senator for the state of Zacatecas and was previously its deputy from 2006 to 2009. He is involved in several commissions related to telecommunications. Prior to holding elected office, Puente Salas worked within the Office of the President of Mexico from 2000 to 2005 as the general director for media and radio. From 1994 to 2003, he worked at Television Azteca in various roles.
On July 26, 2017, Puente Salas confirmed his intention to run for the presidency in 2018 as a candidate for PVEM.