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Eduardo Capetillo announced that he is ready to be the mayor or the town of Ocoyoacac. 1

Eduardo Capetillo announced that he is ready to be the mayor or the town of Ocoyoacac.

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Ocoyoacac located near Mexico City and it is where he has made a home with his wife, actress Bibi Gaytán, and their five kids. The duo have been semi-retired for a while.

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"I'm prepared for whatever happens," said the actor in the video where he expressed his political aspirations. 2

He also insisted that the people need to tell him if he should run. He also highlighted that he has no party affiliation and insisted on honesty and desire to create a better Mexico for his family.

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Steven Michael Quezada became famous as one of the DEA agents in 'Breaking Bad'. 3

 Steven Michael Quezada became famous as one of the DEA agents in 'Breaking Bad'.

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In the 2016 he ran and became County Commissioner in Bernalillo, New Mexico.

'Fear the Walking Dead' star Rubén Blades almost became the President of Panama in 1994. 4

'Fear the Walking Dead' star Rubén Blades almost became the President of Panama in 1994.

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He lost. But in 2004, he became Tourism secretary of Panama. Blades recently announced that he will try again to become President in the 2019 election.

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Laura Zapata, Thalía's estranged sister, is a well-known telenovela villain. 5

Laura Zapata, Thalía's estranged sister, is a well-known telenovela villain.

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She also tried to be a politician. In 2003 she failed to become a representative for the Partido de Acción Nacional in Mexico after a hard-fought election.

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Angélica Rivera is now Mexico's first lady. 6

Angélica Rivera is now Mexico's first lady.

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But for years she was one of Mexico’s favorite telenovela leading ladies. 

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Silvia Pinal is one of Mexico's legendary actresses and the mother of Alejandra Guzmán. 7

Silvia Pinal is one of Mexico's legendary actresses and the mother of Alejandra Guzmán.

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She was also a member of Mexico's House of Representatives, between 1991 and 1994, and in 1997 she became a senator.

When she is not acting or producing, Carmen Salinas is a member of the Mexican Congress. 8

When she is not acting or producing, Carmen Salinas is a member of the Mexican Congress.

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She was elected to the lower house in 2015.

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Eva Perón was an actress before becoming "Evita". 9

Eva Perón was an actress before becoming

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She was known then as Eva Duarte and was working in theatre when she met Juan Perón who would become the President of Argentina. As First Lady, she championed women's and poverty issues.

Miss Universe 1981 Irene Sáez was a mayor in Caracas, Venezuela between 1993 and 1998. 10

In December of 1998 she lost the Presidential election to the now deceased Hugo Chávez. 

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Ariel López Padilla, Mariana Levy's ex-husband, hopes to be a governor in Mexico. 11

Ariel López Padilla, Mariana Levy's ex-husband, hopes to be a governor in Mexico.

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He is running in the Mexican state of Morelos.

Cuahtémoc Blanco was a Mexican soccer star first. 12

He was also part of Mexican national soccer team in three World Cups. In 2015 he became the mayor of the city of Cuernavaca.

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Mexican businessman, boxer and reality TV star Jorge Kahwagi seems to succeed at everything he does. 13

He has been dabbling in politics since 2003 and is now a member of Mexico's lower house of Congress.

Mexican Olympian Ana Gabriela Guevara was one of the stars of the Olympics in Athens. 14

Mexican Olympian Ana Gabriela Guevara was one of the stars of the Olympics in Athens.

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After retiring from sports in 2008, she led Mexico City's Instituto del Deporte. She quit in 2009 to run for Chief of Delegation of the city, something similar to assitant mayor. Then she became a motivational speaker. She's also a senator from the state of Sonora, a post she's held since 2012.

In 2016, Guevara was attacked while riding her motorcycle. According to her, the men did this to her "for being a woman on a motorcyle." Since then, she has been advocating against gender violence and for women's rights.