July 4, 2006
Mexico leftist wants every single vote recounted
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's left-wing presidential
candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wants every single vote
recounted as he challenges results showing him losing a tight
election, an aide said on Tuesday.
"We propose that all of them are counted, all the votes
from the beginning. With such a close result, counting just
part of the votes could cast a shadow of doubt," said Horacio
Duarte, the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution's
representative to Mexico's election authority.
certainty in the country rather than have months of
uncertainty," he told Reuters.