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The Mexican Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Mexico's Congress, in the San Lazaro Legislative Palace.

Mexico election results: Morena coalition wins large majorities in Congress

Morena's coaltion has secured a supermajority in the lower house. Will it also dominate the Senate?
Claudia Sheinbaum at a press conference in 2023

Who is Claudia Sheinbaum? A profile on Mexico’s first woman president

She has been a student activist, a scientist, a mother, a mayor and soon, president of Mexico.
Morena gubernatorial candidate Javier May holds hands on stage with his campaign team, as confetti rains down.

Mexico election results: Morena dominates gubernatorial races

Morena and its allies won six out of eight governerships, some by a wide margin.
Two portraits, one of Mexico's new president-elect Claudia Sheinbaum and the other of U.S. President Joe Biden.

Joe Biden and other international leaders congratulate Claudia Sheinbaum on her historic win

The leaders of Spain, Canada, Guatemala, Venezuela and other countries also posted messages wishing Mexico's president-elect well.
Mexican nationals wait in line in Madrid to cast their vote in person for the country's first female president

Mexicans living abroad turn out en masse to vote for their first female president

Sunday's presidential election marked the first time Mexican nationals could cast an in-person ballot on foreign soil.
Clara Brugada, the former mayor of Mexico City's most populous borough, will govern Mexico City for the next six years.

Morena party candidate Clara Brugada elected mayor of Mexico City

The 60-year-old former mayor of Iztapalapa promises to make rainwater recapture, recreation and education more accessible in the capital.
The peso was trading at 17.7 to the dollar the morning after Mexico's presidential elections.

Peso depreciates the morning after Mexico’s elections

Investors perceived greater risk in Mexico as preliminary election results indicate the Morena party sweeping not just the presidency, but also Congress.
Claudia Sheinbaum waves to the crowd in Mexico City

Claudia Sheinbaum is elected the first female president of Mexico

Sheinbaum won in a landslide according to preliminary results, bringing another six-year term for Morena, the party founded by President López Obrador.
A federal agent patrols a plaza with a banner for murdered mayoral candidate José Alfredo Cabrera Barrientos in the background.

How Mexican cartels wield electoral violence, according to organized crime expert Chris Dalby

Mexico's two most powerful cartels have very different approaches to politics — with deadly consequences for some candidates and politicians.
Supporters of Claudia Sheinbaum in the Zócalo

Opinion: Why should US Congress pay attention to Mexico’s elections?

Analyst Duncan Wood gives his take on why the U.S. Congress should pay close attention to who is elected president of Mexico on Sunday.
Xóchitl Gálvez and Claudia Sheinbaum at their final campaign events

How did Mexico’s presidential candidates finish their campaigns?

Claudia Sheinbaum and Jorge Álvarez Máynez concluded their campaigns in Mexico City, while Xóchitl Gálvez held events in Monterrey and in her hometown of Tepatepec.
Mayoral candidate Alfredo Cabrera in Coyuca de Benítez

Guerrero mayoral candidate killed at final campaign event

Alfredo Cabrera, who had armed federal protection, was shot shortly before giving a speech in the municipality of Coyuca de Benítez, near Acapulco.
A mangled Ford SUV on a highway parked next to an orange highway cone

Joaquín ‘Huacho’ Díaz, Yucatán gubernatorial candidate, injured in highway accident

Yucatán gubernatorial candidate Joaquín Díaz was injured in a crash and a bus headed to Sheinbaum's closing overturned in Veracruz.