12/31/2011: The Mexico City mayoral race (El Universal data)

December 31, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 12/31/2011

A new poll from El Universal suggests that the PRD has increased its lead as the preferred party for the Mexico City mayorship, although the PRI’s Beatriz Paredes remains the most recognizable and popular. The election will be held on July 1st, 2012, the same day as the presidential contest.

  • The PRD received the support of 32 percent of respondents in November 2011, up from 25 percent in August 2011. The PRI remained steady at 21 percent, and the PAN dropped slightly from 11 to 10 percent.

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The Week in Review: 10/3/2011

October 3, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 10/3/2011

Peña Nieto

Leading presidential contender Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI) answers criticisms of his crime statistics as former PRI leader Beatriz Paredes considers entering the Mexico City mayoral contest. The PAN and PRD face questions on the divisive abortion debate, and Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard (PRD) continues to develop his environmental platform. Read the rest of this entry »