MEXICO: Peaceful Election

In the quietest election of her modern history, Mexico this week chose Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, 59, as President for the next six years. The official count will not be announced until July 20, but government estimates based on incomplete returns indicated that Ruiz Cortines had carried more than 80% of the vote. Minister of the Interior in President Miguel Aleman's government for the past four years, Ruiz Cortines was the choice of the official Party of Revolutionary Institutions (PRI), which has governed the country for 22 years.

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