Jul 6, 2012

Final recount: EPN 38.21%, AMLO 31.59%, and JVM 25.41%

The official recall votes are in, with Enrique Pena Nieto winning the most votes. A final report is to be submitted today by IFE, and a total of the votes will be presented to the Council on Sunday. The results are still not definitive and require the Electoral Tribunal of Judicial Power of the Federation (TEPJF) to declare the elections valid and the new president.
El Universal: Americas Program Original Translation Excerpt
See Spanish Original.
The Federal Electoral Institute concluded the voting recount from the elections this past July 1st, and according to the results, the candidate of the PRI-PVEM, Enrique Pena Nieto, led his closest competitor by 6.62%, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

With the count of 100 per cent of the voting booths completed, the candidate of Commitment to Mexico Coalition, Enrique Pena Nieto, has been confirmed for obtaining the greatest number of votes in the election, 19,219,919, that represents 38.21% of the votes issued, a number consistent with the rapid count carried out on election day and with the Preliminary Electoral Results Program (PREP).

Also it maintained the difference, that at the end remained at 6.62% above the closest candidate, the contender of the Progressive Movement Coalition, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who gained 31.59% of votes in the election, or 15,891,107 votes.

In votes, the percentage 6.62% between both candidates represents 3,328,812 votes.

The PAN candidate, Josefina Vazquez Mota remained in third place, with 25.41% of votes and 12.8 points below the winner. The linesman of New Alliance, Gabriel Quadri, earned 2.29% of the votes, in which the party maintained registered as a national party, but was surpassed by the 2.47% of void votes.

Translation Summary by Bonnie Ho, Americas Program 

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