Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Mexican election results

Daniel Wilson, writing at the blog Under the Volcano, offers details on the election results in a clear chart.

Elections: Preliminary results
Six of the 12 states with gubernatorial elections switched parties.  The PRI won states previously held by the PAN or PRD with a population of 3.5 million, but lost states with a population of 11.5 million. Voter participation rates in two of the states with the most drug violence–Chihuahua and Tamaulipas–were under 40%, but the vote took place peacefully and with few reported incidents anywhere...

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