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NOT SO FAST Partial Recount Ordered in Mexico Hector Guerrero, AFP / Getty Images

Partial Recount Ordered in Mexico

Mexican authorities said on Wednesday that there will be a partial recount in the country’s presidential election after inconsistences were reported in the vote tallies. Leftist leader Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused president-elect Enrique Peña Nieto of breaking electoral rules, which Peña Nieto has denied. The executive secretary of the Federal Electoral Institute, Edmundo Jacobo, said the recount was “an exercise in openness and transparency.” He said 78,012 of the 143,132 ballots cast will be recounted

July 4, 2012 7:11 PM