Ex-Enemies, Evangelicals and a Soccer Star: Top Mexican Candidate’s New Allies

Leading presidential hopeful López Obrador seeks to broaden his appeal and soften his reputation as a hot-headed populist

MEXICO CITY—Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a nationalist who built his career blocking oil wells and railing against the political elite, is trying a third time to achieve what he failed to do twice before: win the Mexican presidency.

The 64-year-old leftist candidate is leading in the polls ahead of the July 1 election after trying to reinvent himself with a new party, unlikely allies and as a champion of national unity who doesn’t threaten Mexico’s traditional economic powers.

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