Carlos Augusto González, candidate of the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico (PVEM) who promised to bring Metallica to Reynosa for free if he won, he managed to gather just 2.5 percent of the votes, that is, 5,692 points.
Carlos Augusto, standard bearer of the PVEM for the municipal presidency of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, became known outside the entity thanks to a video that went viral by promise during a campaign event that, if he were to win in the electoral contest, he would offer a free concert by the rock group Metallica.
On April 20, the video of the candidate went viral on social networks, where he assured that “the wool is ours, we have to invest it and I dare say it, listen to it well, if we become president we will bring Metallica to Reynosa for free. Enough that our wool is screwed on anything. ”
The campaign event was attended by young militants who enjoyed the intervention of the Monterrey rock band Genitallica and other groups.
During his speech, the Green flag bearer criticized Maki Esther Ortíz Domínguez, current municipal president of Reynosa for the National Action Party, and of whom He affirmed that in his administration the town “just does not advance, nor does it progress.”
“We are not politicians, we are ordinary people, we have to change this messThis is not a Carlos González project, it is everyone’s project; we have to start getting involved now, enough of them looting Reynosa”, Expressed the applicant.
However, until the court of minutes captured on June 7, Carlos Augusto González was located in sixth place in the electoral contest, with only 2.5% of the votes, that is, 5,692 votes, according to the Preliminary Electoral Results Program (PREP) of the National Electoral Institute (INE).
The victory in the entity was taken by the standard-bearer of the National Regeneration Movement coalition (Morena) and Labor Party (PT), Carlos Víctor Peña with 95,36843.4% of the inhabitants who cast their vote.
With 69,314 votes and 31.6%, Jesús María Moreno “Chuma” of the National Action Party is positioned in second placeMorena had more than 10 points on the PAN in the municipality; Beatriz Yareli Rodríguez Vásquez of the Solidarity Encounter Party (PES) was in third place with a total of 13,148 votes.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) managed to get 5.3% of the votes (11,714), the standard bearer of the Citizen Movement Juan Carlos Zertuche was positioned in fifth place with 4.2% (9,258) and the sixth was taken by Carlos Augusto González.
In a video posted on his social networks after the polls closed, the Green flag bearer acknowledged that the preliminary results of the elections indicated that the trend It was very marked and “Reynosa has already decided”, so “demonstrating political civility” and work for the good of the municipality, I wish Carlos Víctor Peña success.
“The reality is that it does not favor us, we have seen that the citizens chose Carlos Peña Ortiz, which I want to congratulate. Hopefully this contest continues like this, and it is political civility to know how to recognize it, we are going to continue working for Reynosa and God bless Reynosa ”, he concluded in his video.