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Mexican Elections

Mexico Fires 7 In Alleged PRI Voting Scandal

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 04.19.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The head of Mexico's Social Development department dismissed seven officials Thursday after some of them were mentioned in taped discus...

Thousands Of Mexicans March In Protest Of Election Results

AP | Posted 09.21.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Thousands marched through Mexico City's center on Sunday to protest what they called the "imposition" of the candidate of the old ...

Thousands in Tijuana March Against Peña Nieto

Erin Siegal McIntyre | Posted 09.08.2012 | World
Erin Siegal McIntyre

In nationwide demonstrations on Saturday, tens of thousands of Mexicans peacefully took to the streets in protest of President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto, accusing his party, the PRI, of corruption and vote-buying.

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...

PHOTOS: Meet Mexico's New First Lady And Her Soap Opera Past

The Huffington Post | Erica Cheung | Posted 07.05.2012 | Style

Mexico elected a new president yesterday, and there's much to discuss about what direction the country is going to take regarding its recent bouts of ...

A Test in Language Immersion

Megan Barreto | Posted 09.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Megan Barreto

This summer, I'm living in México City, México with my two children. We're gringos, all the way from Warrenton, Virginia - one of those American to...

10 Facts About Enrique Peña Nieto

Posted 07.02.2012 | World

By almost all accounts, Enrique Peña Nieto will be the next president of Mexico -- except if you talk to his leftist opponent Andrés Manuel López O...

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 ...

YoSoy132: How A Mexican Student Protest Was Born (WATCH)

Posted 06.30.2012 | Latino Voices

On May 11, 2012 Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexican presidential candidate and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) walked into Mexico City...

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'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 Presidential Front-Runner Divides Opinions

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- With a promise to "leave behind the practices of the old politics," Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto held his first...

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...