(CNN Spanish) --

The electoral campaign of the candidates for governor of Jalisco, one of the three most important states in Mexico, along with Nuevo León and the capital, Mexico City, began.

This state is governed by the Citizen Movement party, which also governs Nuevo León.

These are the candidates for governor for the period 2024-2030.

Claudia Delgadillo, candidate of Morena-PT-PVEM

Claudia Delgadillo González seeks to govern her home state as the standard bearer of the ruling Morena party.

She was born on July 24, 1972, in Guadalajara, capital of Jalisco.

She has a degree in Law from the University of Guadalajara.

She was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) where she held, among other positions, the general secretary of the Municipal Steering Committee and was a member of the PRI's Internal Processes Commission.

She was an operator in the campaign of the PRI candidate for municipal president of Guadalajara, Jalisco, in 2009. She was Secretary of Social Development of Guadalajara and councilor of that city.

She was also a federal and local deputy for the PRI between 2012 and 2018.

That year she was the presidential campaign coordinator in Jalisco for the PRI candidate, José Antonio Meade.

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But that same year she left the PRI to join the ranks of Morena, and run as a candidate for municipal president in Guadalajara, although she did not win.

Before becoming a candidate for the state government, she was a federal representative for the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM), an ally of Morena.

In Morena's internal survey, he came in second place, below Carlos Lomelí, who had been federal superdelegate of Social Programs and was the party's favorite to run for governor.

However, due to the gender parity rule imposed by the National Electoral Institute (INE) on the parties, and which forces them to nominate five women as candidates, Morena decided that Claudia Delgadillo would be the candidate.

Laura Haro, PRI-PAN-PRD candidate

Laura Haro Ramírez is the candidate of the Fuerza y ​​Corazón por México alliance, made up of the National Action (PAN), Institutional Revolutionary (PRI) and Democratic Revolution (PRD) parties.

He was born on May 13, 1987 in Mazamitla, Jalisco.

She has a degree in Law from the University of Guadalajara and has a master's degree in Social Intervention in Knowledge Societies from the University of La Rioja, Spain.

He began his political career with the PRI;

Her first foray into public service was as coordinator of Strategic Projects and Social Entrepreneurship of the General Directorate of Social and Human Development of the Government of Zapopan.

She was also councilor of that municipality in 2012.

In 2016 she was national leader of the Youth for Mexico Network of the CEN of the PRI and three years later secretary of Liaison with Civil Society.

In 2021 she became a federal representative of the PRI.

She has worked as a legal advisor and litigation attorney in private law firms.

Pablo Lemus, candidate of the Citizen Movement

Pablo Lemus Navarro is the candidate for the Government of Jalisco for Movimiento Ciudadano, a party that currently has the Executive power of the state and that Lemus will seek to retain.

He was born on July 18, 1969. He has a degree in Business Administration from the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Studies (ITESO).

He also has a specialty in Senior Business Management from the Pan American Institute of Senior Business Management.

Before entering politics, he dedicated himself to the music industry, as general director of his family business Musical Lemus;

He was also regional director of Multivalores Grupo Financiero, president of Coparmex Jalisco and radio host for more than three years.

In 2015 he was mayor of Zapopan and then of Guadalajara, the state capital.

Lemus Navarro has said that he is a friend of Enrique Alfaro, current governor of the state, and that he will seek to continue with his government project.

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