Pena Nieto wins Mexico presidential vote: final results
Presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) speaks during a press conference on July 2, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. According to reports, a vote count by the independent Federal Electoral Institute (LIFE) has give Pena Nieto and the PRI the win in the presidential election, but it looks unlikely the will have a majority in either house of Congress. Daniel Aguilar/Getty Images/AFP
MEXICO CITY – Enrique Pena Nieto decisively won Mexico’s presidential election, the electoral office said Friday, issuing final vote results following a demand for a recount by his closest rival.
Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who had contested provisional results, scored 31.59 percent of the vote, against 38.21 percent for Pena Nieto, according to final results by the independent Federal Electoral Institute.
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