Mexico’s Presidential Elections: Goodbye to the PRI?

A very interesting blog post from Pulse News Mexico on the recent election of AMLO and what the results could mean for one of the oldest political parties in the world.

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At the presidential residence of Los Pinos, President Enrique Peña Nieto and his cabinet met during the afternoon of the elections to receive the bad news from a flurry of exit polls from all over the nation. By midday, one of the members – it’s not known who – after gauging the exit polls commented: “This is not an election; it’s a tsunami.” Nobody laughed… this defeat would probably mean the beginning of the end of 89-year-old organization, which was founded in 1929 to pacify the last political flare-ups of the 1910 Mexican Revolution.

via A Dinosaur in Agony

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2 thoughts on “Mexico’s Presidential Elections: Goodbye to the PRI?

  1. It was an interesting read and that’s a handsome president. 😉

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