At the halfway point — three years — into the Mexican presidency, media attention inevitably shifts to speculation about who might succeed the current incumbent.
Few political analysts can see further than two contenders scrapping it out for the nomination for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s ruling Morena Party. Barring any major blunders in the next couple of years, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum and Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard appear shoo-ins for this upcoming tussle.
Who will be the major challenger to one of these two is another matter altogether.
That’s where Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro could, theoretically, enter the equation.