Marcela Lombardo Otero

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Marcela Lombardo Otero is a Mexican politician, daughter of the leftist Vicente Lombardo Toledano, founder of the Popular Socialist Party. She was a deputy during the L and LIV Legislatures, from 1976 to 1979 and 1988 to 1991. In the 1988 election, she was the only female candidate from any of the parties that formed the FDN (National Democratic Front, the left wing coalition) to win her seat in congress by majority.


She was the presidential candidate of PPS (Popular Socialist Party) in the 1994 election, in which she obtained 0.47% of the votes.[1] This result (second to last among nine presidential candidates) implied the loss of the official registry to her party, which was recovered in 1997, and then lost again definitely.

She is the Director of Centro de Estudios Filosóficos, Políticos y Sociales Vicente Lombardo Toledano.


  1. ^ Velazquez, Gabriela (July 8, 2006). "Patricia Mercado, la mexicana con más votos en elección presidencial - El Universal - Elecciones" (in Spanish). El Universal. Retrieved 9 February 2011.