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IEEM Quick Count States Del Mazo Win in the State of Mexico

Alfredo Del Mazo Maza obtained a result of between 32.75 and 33.59 percent of the vote
By The News · 05 of June 2017 09:44:59
Alfredo Del Mazo Maza and his team celebrate his apparent victory after elections that a citizens group believes were the result of fraud, , photo: Cuartoscuro/Artemio Guerra Baz

The president of the Electoral Institute of the State of Mexico (IEEM), Pedro Zamudio Godínez, announced that the Quick Count showed that the candidate of Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate for governor of the State of Mexico Alfredo Del Mazo Maza, obtained a result of between 32.75 and 33.59 percent of the vote, to claim victory over National Regeneration Movement (Morena) candidate Delfina Gómez, who received from 30.73 to 31.53 of the vote.

In third was Juan Zepeda, of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), Josefina Vázquez Mota of the National Action Party (PAN) came in fourth and independent candidate Teresa Castell in fifth.

The results come after a day of mainly peaceful voting, with only 377 complaints or minor incidents in the State of Mexico, said the Electoral Crimes Prosecutor’s Office (Fepade).

At 6:20 pm, the results of the vote to renew the state’s governorship were published through the Preliminary Results Program (PREP), which Pedro Zamudio Godínez explained is based on the publication of results collected from data at the district boards.

In total, 18,605 polling stations were installed on the election day. In addition, 130,235 field officers participated, as well as 3,352 trainers and Electoral Assistants (CAE) and 479 electoral supervisors.

The opening of polling boxes for this election was made at 8:00 a.m. At 9:40 a.m., the IEEM reported that 33 percent of the boxes were already installed. By noon, it reached 99.5 percent.