The Week in Review: 11/14/2011

November 14, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 11/14/2011

The PRI emerges victorious from the last night’s close Michoacán gubernatorial election (November 13th). Meanwhile, the Mexican government launched an investigation into the helicopter crash that killed Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora and seven others on November 12th. The PRD is set to release the results of the opinion polls conducted to determine its candidate on November 15th, and Enrique Peña Nieto begins his visit to Washington, DC. Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 10/31/2011

October 31, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/31/2011

Luisa María Calderón

CSIS features a new profile of Enrique Peña Nieto, the PRD’s quest for party unity continues, Santiago Creel breaks from President Calderón’s security strategy, and the PAN candidate (and the President’s sister) pulls ahead in the lead-up to the November 13th gubernatorial election in Michoacán.  Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 10/10/2011

October 10, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/10/2011

The PRD candidates developed their security and business platforms, as the PRI decided on a February 8th open poll to select its presidential candidate and the PAN approached its own internal selection process. A new poll on the upcoming state election in Michoacán shows the PRI ahead by a significant margin. Read the rest of this entry »


The Week in Review: 8/22/2011

August 22, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 8/22/2011

It was a busy week for election stories, with the PRD moving closer to unity and establishing its candidate selection process; the PAN field staying wide open and contentious; and the PRI being accused of vote buying and money mismanagement practices in two states. Read the rest of this entry »


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