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INSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY

INSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY

INSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY, IRP (Institutional Revolutionary Party, IRP) is one of the largest political parties in Mexico, functioning for over 90 years. The history of the party began in 1929 with the creation of the National Revolutionary Party of Mexico. Ten years later, personnel and ideological changes took place in the party, the organization became known as the Party of the Mexican Revolution. The party acquired its modern name in 1946. The political party had an absolute majority in the lower house of the Mexican national parliament for almost 70 years, from 1930 to 1997. Since 1997, the party continued to win elections, but was no longer able to win more than half of the parliamentary mandates. In seven electoral cycles from 1997 to 2018, the party took second place in the general elections only once - in 2006. In the 2018 elections, the party took third place and moved to the opposition. In total, the party received 50 parliamentary mandates out of 500 possible. Between 1930 and 2018, candidates supported by the party won the presidential election 13 out of 15 times. The last three presidents from the RPI are: Enrique Peña Nieto (2012-2018), Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon (1994-2000) and Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1988-1994). In the Mexican presidential elections in 2018, the party supported the nomination of José Antonio Mid Curibreña, who came in third with 16.41% of the vote. The post of President of the Party is occupied by Alejandro Moreno Cardenas. Secretary General - Carolina Vigiano. The party has a youth political wing. Official website of the party: