Jun 21, 2012

Mayoral Race In Border Town Parallels A Woman's Historic Bid For Mexican Presidency

In Agua Prieta Lolita Montano is the first female PAN candidate for mayor.
Fronteras: AGUA PRIETA, MEXICO -- By now, with summer on its way, Mexico's political season is hot.

In border cities like Agua Prieta, just south of Douglas, Ariz., pedestrians can hear music playing from a dusty sedan. As it drives through town, the car sounds a peppy anthem for the National Action Party -- the PAN – and rallies support for candidates like Lolita Montaño.

The July 1, 2012, election is the first time a woman will appear on a ballot for mayor of Agua Prieta as a PAN candidate. Read more.

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