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Mexico Elections 2012

Democracy Without Garlands: A Retrospective of 12 Years of PAN Rule

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 02.06.2013 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

With the inauguration of Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI on December 1, Mexico's short history of multi-party rule entered a new chapter, after a dozen years of rule by the center-right PAN came to an end.

Art Imitating Life: Will Ferrell's "The Campaign" and Presidential Elections

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 11.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

The Republican campaign is a mess, the Mexican campaign was a mess, when the media manipulates the audiences they make a mess, but I'll just say that unlike Mexico, the voters in the United States still have a choice.

Creaky Economy To Test Mexico's New President

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

By Krista Hughes MEXICO CITY, July 2 (Reuters) - Mexico's creaky domestic economy, riddled with monopolies and inefficiencies, makes t...

Mexican Presidential Candidate Josefina Vázquez Mota: "I'll Help Mexicans Stay in Mexico"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

For the first time ever, a woman could win Mexico's presidential election. Recently Vázquez Mota added an unexpected twist to the campaign by asking her female followers to withhold "hanky panky" until their husbands agree to vote.

Mexico Presidential Candidate Sees Big Lead Ahead Of Weekend's Elections

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto maintained his wide lead over leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and hi...

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...

WATCH: Mexican Presidential Candidate Puts Foot In Mouth

Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices

Everyone makes mistakes. But Mexican presidential candidate, Josefina Vazquez Mota, took the cake during her speech in Teziutlán, Puebla, when she mi...

Aurelia Fierros

Mexicans Living In The U.S. Prepare To Vote Back Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Aurelia Fierros | Posted 12.04.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Mexican nationals in the U.S. and in 112 other nations can now register to vote in their country’s July 1, 2012 presidential election...