2012 Mexican Election

Allan on December 3rd, 2012

On December 1st, 2012, Enrique Pena Nieto became the President of Mexico, replacing Felipe Calderon, who had been president since 2006. The President of Mexico has a six-year term, and cannot be reelected. Pena Nieto won the 2012 Mexican election held on July 1st.  Mexico has a five-month long transitional period between election and inauguration, […]

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Allan on November 29th, 2012

In a matter of days Felipe Calderon is scheduled to step down as President of Mexico, at the end of a six-year term, to be replaced by Enrique Pena Nieto, winner of the 2012 Mexican election.  The transition is proceeding on schedule.  As for Felipe Calderon, he seems to have been enjoying his last few months […]

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Allan on November 28th, 2012

Mexico’s 2012 presidential election was won by Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional).  Peña Nieto is scheduled to take office on December 1st. Nevertheless, everybody did not recognize Peña Nieto’s triumph, chief among them runner-up candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (often referred to as AMLO), who ran under the banners of three […]

Continue reading about Would a Second Round Help in Future Mexican Elections?

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, also known by his initials AMLO, was the runner-up in the 2006 and 2012 presidential elections, though he refused to concede either election. AMLO has recently endorsed Obama in the U.S. election, and has excoriated Republicans for “racism against the immigrants”. For the entire blog post, click here. Blog post by […]

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Allan on September 10th, 2012

Last July 1st Mexico held elections, choosing a new president and electing an entirely new Congress.  Two months later, the transition is proceeding on schedule. For the entire article, click here. Article published by Allan Wall, on Mexidata.info, September 10th, 2012.

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                 In the recent Mexican elections, held on July 1st,  Mexicans went to the polls and elected a new president and an entirely new congress.  In addition, gubernatorial elections were held in six states while  legislative and municipal elections were held in twelve states.                In Mexico City, the Federal District, voters selected their […]

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Allan on August 13th, 2012

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) was a candidate for president of Mexico for the PRD (Partido de la Revolución Democrática) and two smaller parties.  AMLO was the election’s runner-up, but he didn’t accept his defeat and is now disputing the election results. Wait a minute.  Are we talking about the 2006 election, or the 2012 […]

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Allan on July 23rd, 2012

Mexico’s elections were held on July 1st.  There were a lot of officials to be elected and there is much to consider. Mexicans voted for a new president, and they chose an entirely new congress.  Gubernatorial elections were held in six states.  Legislative and municipal elections were held in twelve states.  In Mexico City, the […]

Continue reading about Taking Stock of the Mexican Election Results

Mexico held an election on July 1st, and the winner was Enrique Pena Nieto.  However, the election was not only for president.  The entire Mexican Congress was elected, as well as some governors. For the entire article, read here. Article published on Mexidata.info, July 16th, 2012.

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Allan on July 9th, 2012

On July 1st, presidential elections were held in Mexico.  There were four candidates: Enrique Pena Nieto, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Josefina Vazquez Mota and Gabriel Quadri de la Torre.    The winner was Enrique Pena Nieto.   For the entire article, click here. Article published on Mexidata.info, on July 9th, 2012.

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