Mexico faces partial recount in presidential election

BBC News, 07/05/2012

Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico’s electoral authorities have announced a recount of votes cast at more than half the polling stations in Sunday’s presidential election after finding inconsistencies.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the leftist PRD had demanded a total recount after initial results put him in second place.

He accused leading candidate Enrique Pena Nieto of breaking electoral rules.

Mr. Peña Nieto said he was disappointed Mr. López Obrador had not recognized the result.

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