Alejandro Murat resigned from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and announced that he will create a movement called the Progressive Alliance for Mexico
“I cannot be part of something that does not define me as a person, nor as a politician, and that does not correspond to the vision of Mexico that encourages me to continue participating in public life,” Murat said through a video broadcast on social networks. .
Murat, son of the former PRI governor of Oaxaca José Murat, was a federal deputy and director of Infonavit in the PRI governments last decade. In addition to occupying the governorship of Oaxaca like his father.
In 2022 he left the Oaxaca Executive after the PRI lost the elections to Morena.
He sought the opposition’s presidential candidacy for 2024 but did not participate in the selection process of the Frente Amplió por México, alleging a lack of transparency in the rules.
Now, Murat will form the Progressive Alliance for Mexico under the principle of the politics of hope and opening spaces to all who want to join, as he said in the video.
This is the latest resignation of a high-profile PRI member so far this year. Former governors such as Omar Fayad, Miguel Ángel Osorio and Eruviel Ávila also left the PRI this year, alleging a bad relationship with Alejandro Moreno, the party’s current national leader.