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Mexico’s Corrupt Governors

Mexico United States Mexico’s Corrupt Governors

Last June, Mexico elected new governors in twelve of its thirty-one states. As millions of voters went to the urns, corruption was a top concern (along with insecurity). Eight states...

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Mexico's Gubernatorial Elections

Mexico Mexico's Gubernatorial Elections

Mexico’s PRI lost big in yesterday’s gubernatorial elections. Just six months ago party optimists boasted they might sweep all twelve of the governorships; preliminary results show they may get just...

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Campaign Financing in Mexico

Mexico Campaign Financing in Mexico

With vote-buying allegations swirling around Mexico’s last presidential race and new ones appearing in the aftermath of the recent local contests, electoral reform could reappear on the congressional agenda. Front...

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Mexico's Democratic Malaise

Mexico Mexico's Democratic Malaise

During Mexico’s 2012 presidential election, many political pundits voiced their fears that the PRI’s return would bring a resurgence of the country’s less democratic past. According to new polling data...

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The PRI Returns in Mexico

Mexico The PRI Returns in Mexico

Twelve years after being voted out of power, Enrique Peña Nieto and the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, are coming back to Los Pinos, Mexico’s White House. Yesterday Peña Nieto...

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What to Watch in 2012: Two Elections That Could Transform Latin America

Mexico Venezuela What to Watch in 2012: Two Elections That Could Transform Latin America

Though fewer in number than in 2011, the two Presidential elections on the docket for 2012 will make up for it in terms of their importance in the region. The...

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