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Mexico's Historic 2018 Presidential Election

June 25, 2018
Mexicans head to the polls on Sunday, July 1, to elect a new president for a new six-year term. This is a historic election because it is the first time since the Mexican revolution that a leftist - Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador - is likely to be elected. Here is our election coverage of the past few months

Left Candidate Lopez Obrador Leads Mexican Presidential Race by an Insurmountable Margin

June 21, 2018

Mexico’s July 1 presidential election is likely to lead to a historic result as the center-left candidate Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador leads the race by 25 percentage points over his closest rival. We talk to Laura Carlsen about the race, the murders of local candidates, and the impact of Trump’s immigration policy on the race

Lopez Obrador’s Lead Widens in Mexican Presidential Race Thanks to Trump

April 19, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) lead in the presidential race has been growing steadily, despite receiving attacks from Mexico’s entire establishment, explains UNAM’s John Ackerman

Lopez Obrador's Lead Widens in Mexican Presidential Race Thanks to Trump

Lopez Obrador’s Lead Widens in Mexican Presidential Race Thanks to Trump

April 18, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) lead in the presidential race has been growing steadily, despite receiving attacks from Mexico’s entire establishment, explains UNAM’s John Ackerman

Drug Wars

June 4, 2013
John Ackerman: Last two Mexican presidents relied on US support for legitimacy not found in polls