Enrique Peña Nieto Elected in Mexico, But Election Shows a Deeply Divided Country

Policy Mic, 07/06/2012

Enrique Peña Nieto

Peña Nieto won with 38.1% of the votes, against 31.6% for López Obrador. Josefina Vázquez Mota, the candidate of the National Action Party (PAN) only obtained 26% of the vote, bringing to an end her party’s control of the presidency for the past 12 years.What emerges from this election is a country sharply divided by educational level, geography, type of locality, and ideology.

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