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  • More Votes for PRI in Coahuila and State of Mexico

  • The recounts on both states turned in favorable results for PRI candidates

The General Counsel of the Electoral Institute of the State of Mexico (IEEM) during an uninterrupted session during the vote recount in Toluca, State of Mexico, June 8, 2017. photo: Cuartoscuro/Artemio Guerra Baz, photo: Cuartoscuro/Artemio Guerra Baz

09 of June 2017 15:42:50

The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has the advantage in the governor elections in Coahuila and the State of Mexico, after recounts were concluded.Juan Alberto Velásquez Esquivel, president of the municipal committee of the Electoral Institute of Coahuila (IEC) confirmed the victor was PRI's Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís who defeated the National Action Party (PAN) candidate José Guillermo Anaya Llamas."The count for governor has concluded, 95 packages were counted, the recounts gave a result favorable to the PRI," said Velásquez Esquivel.In the most disputed race in the State of Mexico, the recount showed that PRI candidate Alfredo del Mazo Maza got 2,039,631 votes over the 1,867,890 for National Regeneration Movement (Morena) candidate Delfina Gómez Álvarez, according to the State Electoral Institute of the State of Mexico (IEEM).More than 3,200 ballots were recounted on June 7 and 8 in the State of Mexico.

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