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Mexico's Midterm Elections: The Unanswered Questions

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 06.05.2015 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

This will be the first time that voters will have the opportunity to express their frustration against a government that has been mired in an ongoing political crisis following the Ayotzinapa kidnappings in September 2014 and the corruption scandals that shortly followed.

Lopez Obrador Hospitalized

AP | Posted 12.04.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two-time Mexican presidential challenger Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been hospitalized following a heart problem that require...

Mexico Officials Finally Declare Official Election Winner


MEXICO CITY — Mexico's highest electoral authority declared Friday that Enrique Pena Nieto was the legitimate winner of the July 1 presidential ...

Leftist Leader Refuses To Recognize Mexican Election Results


MEXICO CITY -- Leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he is refusing to recognize the results of Mexico's preside...

Mexico's Real Movement for Democracy

Laura Carlsen | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
Laura Carlsen

Weeks after Mexico's presidential elections, thousands of people have turned out to protest the declared winner, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the imminent return to power of the party that ruled Mexico for more than seven decades.

Mexico Still Far From Fair Elections

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.10.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

So long as Mexico's right controls the TV media -- and can get some extra insurance from manipulating the electoral process as needed -- Mexico will have a very limited form of democracy, and it will also fall far short of its economic potential.

Runner-Up Likely To Challenge Mexico Election Results In Court

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday he will mount court challenges against the results ...

Partial Recount Called For Mexico's Election

AP | Olga R. Rodriguez | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican electoral authorities said Wednesday they will recount more than half the ballot boxes used in the weekend's presidential elec...

Molly O'Toole

YoSoy132 Raises Students' Voice In Mexico's Elections | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

Saturday night, on the eve of Mexico's presidential election, tens of thousands of protesters marched with candles through Mexico City, according to E...

Mexico's Leftist Runner-Up Won't Concede Defeat

Posted 07.02.2012 | World

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, long the underdog of Mexico's presidential election, has said he won't concede defeat until final votes are tallied in ...

Enrique Pena Nieto Wins Mexico Election

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The apparent victor of Mexico's presidential race, Enrique Pena Nieto, struggled Monday with the sticky bonds of his party's notor...

Molly O'Toole

In Mexico Elections, PRI's Enrique Peña Nieto Declares Victory, But Analyses Vary | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

Votes were cast Sunday in the election for the new president of Mexico, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto decl...

Will The Old Ruler Regain The Throne?

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's old guard prepared to sail back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the president of the long-ruling party said t...

What You Need To Know About Mexico's Election

AP | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

On Sunday, Mexico holds its second presidential election since the 2000 vote that unseated the Institutional Revolutionary Party after more than seven...

Mexico's Presidential Underdog

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Four days before Mexico's presidential election, much of the nation's attention is focused on a man who appears certain to lose. ...

Mexican Election Signals New Tack In Drug War

New York Times | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The top three contenders for Mexico’s presidency have all promised a major shift in the country’s drug war strategy, placing a hig...

Leftist Gains Ground On Pretty-Boy In Polls

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appears to be gaining ground going into the final month of Mexico's presidential race, polls i...

The Youth Vote -- Mexican Politicians Fail to Inspire in 2012

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Fundacion MEPI

Smart Mexican politicians should probably be talking to Humberto Fuentes, a young voter who will be at the polls July 1. "I like politics, but I haven't joined the ranks of any party," he said. "Politicians do not understand our language."