Second-Place Finisher Challenges Mexico Election Result

Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador, who came in second in Sunday’s election to the presumptive president-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, said Monday evening that he would challenge the results of the outcome and ask for a recount.

López Obrador accused Peña Nieto and his Institutional Revolutionary Party, or the PRI, of buying votes to manipulate the outcome of Sunday’s election. Initial exit polls showed Peña Nieto, 45, with about a 7 percent advantage over López Obrador, of the leftist progressive alliance, made up of the Party of the Democratic Revolution and the Labor Party.

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