The Week in Review: 12/5/2011

December 5, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 12/5/2011


Humberto Moreira resigns as PRI president over the Coahuila debt scandal, as the PAN candidates debate over security and economic policy. Andrés Manuel López Obrador attempts to soften his image and looks to political survivor Ricardo Monreal to manage his campaign. Read the rest of this entry »


7/3/2011: Results from the State of Mexico, Coahuila, and Nayarit elections (Mitofsky data)

July 3, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 7/3/2011

Data and charts from the Estimación de Resultados report by Mitofsky:

  • The PRI swept in all three gubernatorial races.
  • In the State of Mexico (first graph), the PRI candidate for governor, Eruviel Ávila Villegas, beat his closest competitor, the PRD’s Alejandro Encinas, by 40 percent, with a total of 64 percent of the vote.
  • In Coahuila (second graph), the PRI candidate, Rubén Moreira, won the governorship with 62 percent of the vote. His closest rival, the PAN’s Guillermo Anaya Llamas, pulled 35 perent.
  • In Nayarit (last graph), the PRI’s Roberto Sandoval Castañeda won with 47 percent of the vote, beating the PAN’s Martha Elena Garcia, who pulled 39 percent. Read the rest of this entry »

6/29/2011: Voter intentions in Coahuila election, to take place 7/3/2011 (Mitofsky poll)

June 29, 2011

Katie Putnam, The Mexico Institute’s Elections Guide, 6/29/2011

Data and charts from the Estado de Coahuila: Tendencias Electorales report by Mitofsky:

  • When asked who they would vote for in the Coahuila gubernatorial election if it were to take place that day, respondents overwhelming selected Rubén Moreira Valdéz, the PRI candidate (supported by Convergencia and Nueva Alliances, as well as other smaller local parties), with 65.4 percent of the vote.
  • The PAN candidate, Guillermo Anaya Llamas, would be second with 32.0 percent.
  • The PT and PRD candidates would pull less than 2 percent.
  • According to the poll, 47.6 percent identify as priístsa, 21.8 percent as panista, 1.2 as perredista, and a full 27.5 percent responded “no party affiliation.” Read the rest of this entry »