Date of the gubernatorial election in the State of Mexico

Next year, Mexico will once again hold gubernatorial elections in the State of Mexico. Here you can find out where, when and what is at stake.

Date of the gubernatorial election in the State of Mexico
The Government Palace of the State of Mexico. its neoclassical architecture is characteristic of Toluca. Inside you will find five large murals painted by Mexican artists. Photo: Eriko Flores

Now that Election Day 2022 is over, political parties will begin to prepare for a new contest: the 2023 elections, which will be held in Coahuila and the State of Mexico. In both states, which until now have been Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) strongholds, the next governor will be elected. These are the key dates, especially for the State of Mexico.

When is the governor elected in the State of Mexico?

The elections will be held on June 4, 2023, according to the calendar of the National Electoral Institute (INE). The period for the collection of citizen support for independent candidates will begin on January 16 and will end on March 16. At the same time, pre-campaigns will be held from January 23 to March 3, 2023. Campaigns will begin on April 3 and will conclude on May 31.

When does Alfredo del Mazo's term end?

The current governor of the State of Mexico, Alfredo del Mazo Maza (PRI), will conclude his term in September 2023. In the 2017 elections, Alfredo del Mazo was elected as governor of the State of Mexico for a six-year term.

What other states elect a governor in 2023?

The other state where elections will be held next year is Coahuila, where the governorship, the local Congress, and the 38 city councils are at stake. In Coahuila, pre-campaigns will begin on January 20, 2023, and conclude on February 28. The campaign period runs from April 2 to May 31.