Enrique Pena Nieto votes in the Mexico presidential election on July 1, 2012
Mexican President Projected to Be Peña Nieto
By Samantha Leal | 07/02/2012 - 09:35

Enrique Peña Nieto, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate, is the projected winner of the nation’s presidential vote. A quick count has given him around 38 percent of the vote, the Federal Election Institute said late Sunday night. This marks the return of the PRI that ruled Mexico for more than 70 years until 2000 when the conservative National Action Party took hold, reports CNN.


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