Mexico Election Controversy

By IndyKids Staff

A court in Mexico declared Felipe Calderon the new president two months after the election of July 2. Official election results showed Calderon won by a hair against Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Lopez Obrador found evidence of extensive cheating in the elections but the Mexican government refused to recount all the votes. Millions of people rallied in support of Lopez Obrador and refused to recognize Calderon as president.

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