Some snapshots from election day in Mexico

first_img Parents, stop beating yourself up Sponsored Stories Top Stories More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family 3 international destinations to visit in 2019center_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates ___In southern Chiapas state, nine people were arrested when they tried to cast fake ballots marked for Institutional Revolutionary Party presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto and the party’s candidate for governor, Manuel Velasco Coello.___At the Democratic Revolution Party’s party headquarters about 500 people showed support for Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a man known to draw crowds in the hundreds of thousands. About five people held up signs calling the election a fraud. One sign read, “General Obrador, I am ready for the revolution!”(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Comments   Share   MEXICO CITY (AP) – Pouring rain and the European Championship soccer final kept voters away from the polls early in the day in Mexico’s capital, but the return of the sun and Spain’s victory over Italy brought people out and long lines formed at voting centers later Sunday.___As in past elections, voters outside the cities where they were registered to vote had to spend hours waiting to cast ballots at special stations. With each special station having only 750 presidential ballots each, hundreds of people were left unable to vote. Dozens of Mexicans denied ballots protested outside the Federal Electoral Institute chanting, “We want to vote!”last_img