September 5, 2006
Electoral Court Declares Calderon President-elect
electoral court ended a two-month dispute over election fraud Tuesday, naming
conservative presidential candidate Felipe Calderon Mexico's new president. Ray
Suarez discusses the outcome with Mexico political analysts Denise Dresser and
August 9, 2006
Blockade Banks in Mexico to Protest Vote Recount
a partial recount of presidential ballots Wednesday, while protesters blockaded
the offices of three major foreign-owned banks, demanding a full recount of the
July 2 election.
July 6, 2006
Calderon Declared Winner in Mexican Elections
Electoral Institute declared conservative Felipe Calderon the winner of the presidential
election Thursday, but a protest is planned Saturday. Experts discuss the country's
July 5, 2006
Begins Recount in Contested Presidential Contest
are recounting ballots in Sunday's tight presidential election. Ray Suarez, just
back from Mexico, reports on the latest developments.
Results Show Slim Lead for Conservative Candidate
in Mexico said a preliminary vote count gave the conservative Felipe Calderon
a 1 percentage point lead over Mexico City's leftist former mayor, Andres Manuel
Lopez Obrador. However, the official tally will not be known for days. Ray Suarez
reports from Mexico.
July 2, 2006
Election Too Close to Call
Mexico's presidential election was too
close to call Sunday evening with the conservative party candidate tied in exit
polls with the leftist contender running on an anti-poverty message.
June 30, 2006
Presidential Contenders Crisscross the Country on Eve of
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico City's leftist former
mayor, squares off with conservative, ruling party candidate
Felipe Calderon in Mexico's highly contested presidential
elections. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico on the eve of
for Mexican President Neck-and-Neck
As campaigning in Mexico's July
2 presidential elections draws to a close, the battle over who will lead the country
at a crucial point in U.S.-Mexico relations remains close.
In 2000, Vicente Fox's National Action Party wrested
power from the 71-year rule of Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party. The
unprecedented victory, won by only 1 percent of the vote, ushered in a new era
in Mexican politics.