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Supporters of Enrique Hernandez, slain mayoral candidate for the left-leaning opposition party National Regeneration Movement (Morena), carry his coffin after a funeral mass in the town of Yurecuaro, state of Michoacan, May 16, 2015. Violence in the run-up to Mexico's mid-term elections this weekend has killed at least seven candidates and forced another 20 out of the race, battering the government's record on law and order. Drug gangs battling for control of Pacific coast trafficking routes have murdered or intimidated candidates, while militant teachers opposed to education reforms have threatened to sabotage voting stations in much of southwestern Mexico. Picture taken May 16, 2015. Alan Ortega/Reuters