Mexico Ready To Vote, Watchful For Fraud

MEXICO CITY — Mexican democracy has come a long way from the days when the ruling party would give out washing machines for votes and rip up ballots with the wrong box checked off.
Today, electoral regulators preside over an elaborate system of safeguards that have made stealing the presidency at the ballot box impossible, political analysts say.

Sections:  world   
Topics:  central america   elections   mexico   vote fraud   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • What Anthony Weiner could learn from Mark Sanford
    Anthony Weiner says he will soon decide whether to run for mayor of New York. As the former congressman weighs the pros and cons, he might want to keep an eye on Mark Sanford's comeback attempt in South Carolina. More
  • Six politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plotSix politicians plead not guilty in alleged NYC mayor's race plot
    New York State Sen. Malcolm Smith and five other politicians pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges in connection with an alleged plot to buy a line on New York City's mayoral ballot. The allegations revived public concerns about a documented culture of exploitation in Albany that has prompted officials to seek legal recourse to induce change. More
  • Italy's parliament fails to elect president in first vote
    Italy's parliament failed to elect a president in its first vote on Thursday, with internal party divisions undermining the center-left's official candidate, former trade unionist and ex-Senate speaker Franco Marini. More
  • Democrats raise $22M for House races
    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised a record $22.6 million during the first three months of the year, officials announced Thursday. It ended March with $8.9 million in cash reserves and $4.5 million in debt. More
  • Musharraf Is Disqualified From Pakistani Elections
    A Pakistani court disqualified the country’s one-time military leader and president Pervez Musharraf from taking part in coming national elections on Tuesday, dashing his hopes of rejoining Pakistani politics. More
YAHOO NEWS:
  • European Stocks Rise With Canadian Equities as Oil Sinks
    Presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko gives a press conference in Kiev, on May 25, 2014. Exit polls show billionaire Petro Poroshenko will be Ukraine’s new president amid sectarian violence in the east.
    05/25/2014 - 7:17 pm | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Study shows the surprising reason why Mexico's narco-war failed, and why the USA may be to blame
    Sharp decline in corn prices has forced farmers to turn to drugs to stay afloat. Latin American farmers are increasingly turning to drug cultivation to make ends meet as corn prices drop and farmers become strapped for cash. The report reveals that Mexican ...
    02/12/2014 - 6:03 am | View Link
  • Mexico Election Fraud? Parties Join To Demand Campaign Probe
    Lopez Obrador had previously accused the party of giving out thousands of gift cards redeemable at a supermarket chain to people ahead of the vote. Shoppers nearly stripped some shelves at a Soriana store in a poor Mexico City district in the days ...
    07/19/2012 - 2:25 pm | View Link
  • Mexico Arrests Wrong Man In High Profile Drug Case
    There is a $5 million reward for his capture. The arrest came just over a week before Mexicans vote for a leader to replace Calderon, whom the constitution bars from seeking a second term. Brutal clashes between drug cartels and Mexican authorities have ...
    06/23/2012 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • Tips for a Better Border Crossing Experience
    “We will keep a watchful eye on traffic and wait times throughout our ... versions of the laser visa or resident alien card so that they will be able to use the Ready Lane at select border crossings. For more information on obtaining RFID enabled ...
    04/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Jojutlas Brings Taste of Mexico to North Canton Area
    Jojutlas (ho-hoot-las) may not roll off the American tongue ... Beside the cooking area is a dry stock area with fresh ingredients that are ready for use. “So folks can see it’s a real open, working kitchen. It’s not just a facade,” Hulett said.
    11/15/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • CNN Video
    Could this ocean robot help find missing plane? Is GM's female CEO getting short changed? Are kids taking the fun out of parenting?
    07/26/2014 - 8:27 am | View Website
  • Latest News Headlines
    Find all the latest news headlines in the stock market today features general financial news, forex news, options news, and more.
    07/25/2014 - 8:36 am | View Website
  • Tom Walsh: Post-bankruptcy Detroit will still be under ...
    Tom Walsh: Post-bankruptcy Detroit will still be under watchful outside eyes. Tom Walsh: As Detroit's Ch. 9 bankruptcy enters its crucial voting and ...
    07/24/2014 - 9:44 pm | View Website
  • Thoroughly Anderson Cooper
    LOCAL Michigander Heads To Vegas, Thanks To Anderson Cooper ‘Anything Can Happen’ Contest October 8, 2012 -- 4:01 PM DETROIT (CBS 62) You never know when ...
    07/24/2014 - 9:16 pm | View Website
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (28 December 1856 – 3 February 1924) was the 45th state Governor of New Jersey (1911–1913) and later the 28th President of the United ...
    07/24/2014 - 6:38 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News