“I was not an embarrassment to the PRI or to the state of Guerrero“Said Governor Héctor Astudillo Flores, recognizing that his party must make a very serious analysis of what happened in the elections on June 6, also made a call to those who were not winners to behave “At the height of the circumstances.”
Héctor Astudillo spoke before the statements made by the candidate for governor of the state by the coalition made up of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), Mario Moreno Arcos, as Astudillo said that the PRI is kidnapped by people who decide most of the candidaciesHe later added, “whenever things are difficult for us, these types of events and comments always happen.”
The governor admitted that his The match is in a complicated scenario, so he commented: “What I have always recommended is that you need a lot of serenity; I already lived it, I already lived the times of adversity, in 2005 I lost the elections and I think it is not an easy momentor, which requires a lot of serenity, a lot of courage and determination regarding what is going to be said and also who is going to be pointed out ”.
Also, he especially recognized the importance of the people who participated as candidates in the last election, because it involved an extremely important effort.
What’s more, he recognized himself as a member of the PRI, to which he commented: “I will continue to be And when the time comes, it will be up to us to make an analysis of what happened, that is something necessary; the most inappropriate thing is not to do an analysis of what happened and to keep thinking that we have to continue like this, we even have to work with a group of professionals to find out what was done and what was not done.
He recalled that at the beginning of the electoral campaigns, the margin in the intention to vote was very wide in terms of the disadvantage that the PRI had, but in the end it ended with a very close result.
Still, he said he understood the meaning of the comments very well, so he admits: “Do not be scared”.
“Life goes on, everyone must show what it is made of; those who are going to govern to show why they are going to govern and those who are not, then to show that at the worst moment they were up to the task ”.
Astudillo explained that he knows very well what happens in the case of the PRI, because “the spirits are not at the peak of joy, that is why it is normal, you have to understand it, give guidance, collaborate and help”.
The current relationship between the PRI and Héctor Astudillo
Hector Astudillo He remarked that he has been respectful with the electoral process, and claimed to be willing to stay on the same route.
However, he said that his party should make a self-criticism: “what the PRI has to do is a collective exercise of self-criticism, to see what happened, I do not see the PRI discarded, the points for which they were lost were four and the state was divided, it is going to have to govern considering that not the entire state belongs to a political party; the attitude of those who are going to govern is that not all the people of Guerrero are with them, and that more must be convinced ”.
For this reason, given the questions that arise from the confirmation of the results in the elections, Astudillo reiterated that it has a very clear political origin.
“I know perfectly what I am worth, I am not thinking that I am the non plus ultra, but I am not thinking that I am a governor who has been causing sadness, pity or shame; I can walk everywhere, communicate, talk with everyone, because that has been my life, of dialogue, “later he added, “In the difficult moments of my life I have tried to act with high sights, I was never a burden for my party; Neither Morena nor PRI took care to call me to behave, or stated that I was committing activities outside of my responsibility. Nor I know if I was good or bad, but I was not a shame, neither for the PRI nor for the guerrerenses ”.
When will Héctor Astudillo and Evelyn Salgado meet?
Although he stated that he is waiting for the jurisdictional bodies to resolve matters related to the challenge processes arising from the June 6 contest, he acknowledged that there are winners recognized by official bodies.
Consequently, he stressed that does not rule out the possibility of meeting with the governor-elect, Evelyn Salgado Pineda, before the month of September, when in accordance with the law the process of handing over the governorship must be carried out.
He acknowledged that the congratulations that Salgado Pineda addressed to him on his birthday, it is a sign of will and disposition to advance on the path of dialogue.
Astudillo concluded by saying that he is ready to appear next July 15 before the Plenary of the local Congress, to address a message in your sixth and final engagement report.