Mexico Election Update

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Mexican ruling party candidate Jose Antonio Meade conceded he had lost the presidential election on Sunday, saying his rival, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, bore the responsibility of the next government and wishing him well.

Opposition candidate Ricardo Anaya also conceded defeat and said he called Lopez Obrador to congratulate him.

A baseball-loving left-wing nationalist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed to crack down on corruption, rein in Mexico’s war on drugs and rule for the poor.

 

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