The super delegates of Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Colima, Guerrero, Nayarit, Querétaro and Tlaxcala resigned from office in October to seek gubernaturas in their states.
As part of the 2021 election process and before President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s deadline for public servants seeking office to resign, four State Delegates to the Development Programmes announced their departure this Saturday.
Lorena Cuéllar, a licensed federal deputy and representative for Tlaxcala, reported at a press conference her separation from office «to take a step forward on my path to continue serving our state.»
Today I announced my separation from the position of delegate of #BienestarTlaxcala. I appreciate the effort of my team, the support of friends and family. Very good things are coming for Tlaxcala, more goals accomplished and a long way to go with you. Thanks a lot! pic.twitter.com/lvSixGmJPp
— Lorena Cuéllar (@LorenaCuellar) October 31, 2020
Indira Vizcaíno of Colima shared a video about her resignation on Saturday. «Out of conviction and congruence, I attend the president’s instruction,» he said.
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It has been a privilege to be part of this historic government, of the IV Transformation in our country, sharing ideals and principles with many and many that we dream of achieving a fairer Mexico. I thank the President @lopezobrador_ for his trust: I will not fail you! pic.twitter.com/qtuCSgezQC
— Indira Vizcaíno (@indira_vizcaino) October 31, 2020
Victor Manuel Castro of Baja California Sur reported Saturday on his Facebook account that Dhipna Yanssen Weichselbaum will be in office.
According to the reforma newspaper, Gilberto Herrera of Querétaro reported his departure and confirmed his aspirations in the next electoral process.
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Pablo Amílcar Sandoval of Guerrero was the first of the delegates to announce his resignation on October 1. Juan Carlos Loera of Chihuahua and Manuel Peraza Segovia of Nayarit did the same this week.
Morelos’ superdelegue and national chairman of the Solidarity Encounter Party (PES), Hugo Eric Flores, also resigned to aspire to a position of popular election, Reforma reported.
The state delegate figure was created in 2018 as a liaison between state secretariats and state governments, which are responsible for coordinating and implementing plans, programmes and actions for comprehensive development, citizen care functions, supervision of services and programmes by secretariats, units and entities.
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