POSTED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 1:29pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:39pm
Cd. Juarez, Mexico (KTSM) — Elections are fast approaching in Juarez, among the candidates is a donkey who is running for mayor.
"El Burro Chon" is taking advantage of social media and is quickly turning as a popular candidate after laying low for more than a decade.
The figure of "Chon" started in 1982 as an option to voters to motive them to vote.
In Mexico, the donkey symbolizes this: "It's better to have a donkey as a president and not a president donkey."
The donkey is an independent candidate.
The main parties in Mexico are the PRI and PAN parties.