How did the athletes and former athletes fare in the elections?

The electoral journey this Sunday did not go unnoticed in the world of sports, as there were several athletes and ex-athletes that they looked for a position of popular election with the different political forces of Mexico.

However, despite their popularity, most of the participants they were defeated, highlighting the triumphs in Mérida of the swimmer in synchronized swimming Karem Acach and the diver Rommel pacheco.


Juan Manuel Marquez, the former Mexican boxer, stayed in second place in the search for the federal council by District 2 of the Gustavo A. Madero Mayor’s Office in Mexico City. His brother, Rafel Marquez, also a former boxer, finished far in the race for Mayor Iztacalco in the capital. Both competed with the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico.

Adolfo Bautista, former player of the Chivas, competed with the Solidarity Encounter Party (PES), for the federal council of the 11th District of Guadalajara. The Bofo hardly got 5,800 votes, being far from the winner Claudia Delgadillo González, who took the victory with more than 46 thousand votes.

Another ex-footballer who competed under the colors of the PES, was Misael EspinozaHowever, the former player from León and Monterrey was far from the leaders receiving only 2 thousand 810 votes, the third lowest number of the seven candidates who ran for mayor of Tepic, Nayarit.

The fighter Darkness, who sought to become mayor of Venustiano Carranza, received only thousand 800 votes on election day, representing the Progressive Social Networks Party.

Jackie Nava, Mexican boxer, ended in the second place in the election for the federal deputation for District 6 of Tijuana in Baja California. Nava represented the Alliance formed by PRI, PAN and PRD registered 32 thousand votes, 16 less than Héctor Mares, winner of the contest.

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Enrique Garay, commentator for TV Azteca, recognized for his participation in the NBA, NFL and Olympic Games, lost, competing for Morena and the Labor Party, in the contest for the Mayor of Huixquilucan, Mexico state.


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