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New Candidate Jolts Mexican Politics

By Dudley Althaus in  The Wall Street Journal 05/22/15

MONTERREY, Mexico—A maverick former mayor known as El Bronco is mounting a competitive bid as Mexico’s first independent gubernatorial candidate, a sign of Mexican voters’ rancor toward the country’s traditional political parties. 376 more words

Gubernatorial Elections in Mexico: The Polls

By Pedro Valenzuela Parcero

In this infographic, the Mexico Institute analyzes the published polls of some Mexican states holding gubernatorial elections in 2015. We highlight the top two candidates in the states, except in the case of Nuevo León, where we want to highlight the surprising rise of an independent candidate above the PAN’s candidate (click… 178 more words

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Mexico elections: The surreal list of candidates reads more like the line-up of a TV panel show - and the country's long-suffering voters are not amused

By The Independent, 04/26/15

With a football legend, a famous clown, a former Big Brother contestant and several soap stars in the running, the list of candidates in Mexico’s forthcoming elections reads more like the line-up of a television panel show. 153 more words

The electoral race for Nuevo León

By Pedro Valenzuela Parcero

Nuevo León is the economic capital of Mexico’s industrial north. It is on the U.S.-Mexico border, accounts for 7.5% of Mexico’s GDP, and is home to flagship Mexican companies, such as CEMEX (one of the world’s largest producers of building materials), ALFA (multinational conglomerate that includes petrochemical products, auto components, and refrigerated foods) and GRUMA (largest corn flour and tortillas producer in the world). 348 more words


Make your Vote Count

The system of optional preferential voting in NSW Legislative Assembly is different to the Australian Federal Election for the House of Representatives.

  1. Voting is Compulsory – That means you must get your name marked off.
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Hot air from anti-CSG candidates

20 March 2015

The notion of coal seam gas as an election issue seems like nothing more than hot air.  Nobody should tell you otherwise.  Recent history, albeit brief, doesn’t show any elections changing course because of coal seam gas, often referred to simply as CSG. 850 more words


An Independent choice for Milton Keynes in the General Election

Fed up of party politics and the same old politicians? At the General Election in May, you’ll have a different option for Milton Keynes.

Steve Fulton is standing as an Independent candidate for the Milton Keynes South constituency and CitiBlog is running a series of articles so you can decide who you want to vote for. 361 more words