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  • Morena Ahead by Large Margin in Mexico City

  • Morena has a large plurality in the elections for the city's first constitutional assembly

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06 of June 2016 07:45:26

According to preliminary results, the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) won by a large margin in the elections that will choose delegates to Mexico City's first constitutional assembly. Morena has a total of 187,846 votes, followed by the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), which has 159,493 votes. The National Action Party (PAN) has 63,121 votes and the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) 43,326.The participation rate was very low. Only 28.17 percent of eligible voters participated, with a total of 617,726 votes.Through proportional representation, today's elections will choose 60 of the 100 delegates to the Mexico City Constitutional Assembly. The remaining 40 were appointed by the two houses of congress, President Enrique Peña Nieto and Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera.

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