Officially called the Local Electoral Process, the 2022 Hidalgo election will take place on Sunday June 5, 2022 and are coordinated by the State Electoral Institute of Hidalgo (IEE Hidalgo) in coordination with the National Electoral Institute (INE).
They will renew the Governor of Hidalgoholder of the executive power of the state, elected for a period of six years, non-reelectable in no case. There are four profiles that will compete for the renewal of the governorship.
In the 2022 elections, under the acronym of the “Va por Hidalgo” coalition, made up of the National Action (PAN), Institutional Revolutionary (PRI) and Democratic Revolution (PRD) parties, Carolina Viggiano Austria; of the common candidacy “Together We Make History in Hidalgo” of Morena, Labor (PT) and Nueva Alianza Hidalgo (PNAH), Julio Menchaca Salazar; Solo for Citizen Movement (MC), Francisco Xavier Berganza Escorza and finally for the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM) goes José Luis Lima Morales.
Candidates for the 2022 elections in Hidalgo
According to their registration with the State Electoral Institute of Hidalgo (IEEH) as candidates for the candidacy, since April 3 they went out to request the vote of the Hidalgo electorate, we share some interesting information about each candidate.
Caroline Vigianoflag bearer of “Va por Hidalgo” was born in the community of San Juan Ahuehueco, Tepehuacán de Guerrero, she has a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo (UAEH), she has a specialty in Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law and Law Business from the Universidad Panamericana and a Master in Governance and Strategic Communication from the George Washington University.
In the public administration, she was a court-appointed defender, Secretary of Agreements of the Family Court and the Civil Court; Coordinator of Public Defenders attached to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Civil Courts of the Pachuca Judicial District; and coordinator of Regional Development of the Sierra Region.
In addition, she was also president magistrate of the Superior Court of Justice and of the Judiciary Council of the Judiciary of the State of Hidalgo from November 2006 to January 2009. In terms of popularly elected positions, Viggiano Austria was a local deputy in the LVI Legislature of the Congress of the state of Hidalgo for the XV Local District from 1996 to 1999.
She has been a federal deputy on three occasions: the first in the LVIII Legislature of the Congress of the Union for District I of Huejutla de Reyes from September 1, 2000 to June 17, 2002; federal deputy in the LXI Legislature for District I from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2012; and federal deputy in the LXIII Legislature of the Congress of the Union for District I from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018.
Julio Menchacastandard-bearer of “Together We Make History” Senator of the Republic with license from Morena for Hidalgo, left the ranks of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in 2016 to compete for the municipal presidency of Pachuca through the independent route, obtaining enough votes so that for the first time there would be an independent representation in the city council of the capital of Hidalgo.
In 2018, he migrated to the icing party to champion the “Fourth Transformation” project, winning the election at the polls to reach the Upper House of the Union Congress.
Menchaca Salazar’s aspiration to reach the governorship of Hidalgo was evident in his first activity report in 2019, when the president of the Political Coordination Board of the Senate of the Republic, Ricardo Monreal Ávila, reported that Menchaca Salazar held all the positions public and competed for others, lacking only the governorship of the entity, “but soon that will be fixed” he mentioned two years ago.
He studied law at the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo and taught at that institution and at the Academy of the Attorney General’s Office. He began his militancy in the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in the 1980s. From 1999 to 2004 he was the presiding magistrate of the Superior Court of Justice of Hidalgo.
In 2017 he was invited by Andrés Manuel López Obrador to be a promoter member of the National Regeneration Movement, in Hidalgo. In the 2018 federal elections he was nominated by the National Regeneration Movement as senator for the state of Hidalgo. After the elections, he held the position as first formula senator in the LXIV Legislature of the Congress of the Union since September 1, 2018, where he held the position of president of the Justice Commission.
Francis Xavier, The Citizen Movement candidate was former president of the Governing Board of the Local Congress of Hidalgo, he positioned himself as one of the characters who could access Morena’s candidacy and compete for the governorship of the entity, but decided to try to compete by way of the independent candidacy, which he resigned and joined the ranks of the orange party to be its standard-bearer in the next contest for the governorship of Hidalgo.
Known not only for his songs “Muñeco de Rag” and “Qué es la Libertad”, but also for his time in political parties: Movimiento Ciudadano (MC), then Convergencia, of which he was a state leader; Institutional Revolutionary (PRI); New Alliance (Honeycomb); National Action (PAN) from which he was elected as a federal deputy and former senator; finally for albiazul he competed for the governorship of Hidalgo being in second place.
Born in Apan, Hidalgo; Although he lived in Tulancingo since he was a child, Francisco Xavier Berganza is a famous singer in Mexico, his main boom was in the 1980s and 1990s, known only by his stage name Francisco Xavier, he sang mainly romantic music and boleros, He is remembered for being the winner of OTI Festivals and his performances on television programs such as Siempre en Domingo.
In 1999 he was the PAN candidate for governor of Hidalgo, coming second in the electoral preferences, later a series of legal problems and accusations began that were never proven, causing scandal, the first was for an alleged kidnapping, which earned him an order. of apprehension.
As a result of multiple attempts on his life, he disappeared for around three years. He returned to public life in 2006, once the previous accusation against him was clarified, he was nominated by the Coalition for the Good of All with Convergence, as a candidate for Senator for Hidalgo.
Jose Luis Limacandidate of the Green Party will compete alone after separating from the common candidacy “Together We Will Make History” that had formed with Morena, del Trabajo (PT) and Nueva Alianza Hidalgo (PNAH).
The now standard-bearer of the PVEM, militated for more than 12 years in the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI); However, on June 27, 2019, he presented his resignation to the tricolor, later he participated in the internal selection process of Morena to define the candidacy for the municipal presidency of Pachuca in the 2019-2020 electoral process; although finally the icing party defined the former alderman and candidate for a local deputation, Pablo Vargas González as his standard-bearer.
José Luis Lima Morales held various public positions, including the presidency of the State Electoral Institute of Hidalgo (IEEH) and of the Superior Audit Office of the State of Hidalgo (ASEH); He was also a leader of the XV section of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) and a delegate of the Regulatory Commission for Land Ownership in Hidalgo.
Which political parties will participate in the 2022 elections?
Eight political parties have the right to participate in state elections. Seven are political parties with national registration:
- National Action Party (PAN),
- Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI),
- Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD),
- Labor Party (PT),
- Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM),
- Citizen Movement (MC), National Regeneration Movement (MORENA).
- The state party: Nueva Alianza Hidalgo.
The 2022 electoral campaign began on April 3 and runs for eight weeks until June 1. Voting takes place on Sunday, June 5, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.3
Proposals for the 2022 elections
Based on INEGI: Metropolitan areas are the highest ranking elements of the Mexican urban system, they generate 75 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product and have the potential to favorably affect the economic and social development of their respective regions.
Three metropolitan areas are located in the state of Hidalgo, the main one is Pachuca, made up of the municipalities of Epazoyucan, Mineral del Monte, Mineral de la Reforma, San Agustín Tlaxiaca, Zapotlán de Juárez and Zempoala. This area shows great dynamism due to the exchange of population between its municipalities.
Therefore, among the proposals of the candidates to be resolved is: The emergence of large solid waste; wastewater management; air and soil pollution; the absence of adequate inter-municipal coordination mechanisms; immigration, security problems, disorderly growth.
Now you know everything about the 2022 Hidalgo elections, which will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2022 and are coordinated by the Hidalgo State Electoral Institute (IEE Hidalgo) in coordination with the National Electoral Institute (INE).
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