Mexico’s election by Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera: 

“The runner-up in Mexico’s presidential election has rejected the final results of the contest, saying he has evidence that about 5 million votes were bought by opponents.” 

“The runner-up” is the PRD presidential candidate Lopez Obrador and “opponents” stands for the PRI party, whose presidential candidate is Enrique Peña Nieto.

“Pena Nieto denies wrongdoing and PRI officials have threatened to sue Lopez Obrador over his accusations.

If the election result stands, Pena Nieto’s win will return the PRI to the presidency after 12 years in opposition.

It was the dominant force in Mexican politics during the past century and it held the presidency from 1929 until 2000. The PRI’s long rule was marred by frequent accusations of corruption, vote-rigging and other abuses”

Click here to read the whole article.

This is a news coverage by Al Jazeera on the vote buying allegations.


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