In Mexico, Voters Hope for More Security, Economic Rewards
The Institutional Revolutionary Party of Enrique Pena Nieto (shown here with his wife Angelica Rivera Hurtado) led Mexico for 71 years before the conservative National Action Party took over 12 years ago.
Updated 5 a.m. ET July 2 | Voters elected Enrique Pena Nieto the next president of Mexico on Sunday, according to preliminary results, returning to power the Institutional Revolutionary Party, which had ruled the country for seven decades. But he spoke of moving forward in his victory address: "We're a new generation. There is no return to the past," he said, according to the Associated Press.
On Sunday, Mexicans cast their votes for president with many expressing hopes that a new leader will be able to control drug-related violence in the country and help more areas... [via Newshour]