Mexico ruling party wins election but loses support

Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has narrowly defeated a leftist challenger in the central state of Mexico.

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    Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has narrowly defeated a leftist challenger in the central state of Mexico.

     

    The election is seen as a test vote ahead of next year's presidential election.

     

    The PRI has not lost in the state in 90 years, but this time it faced increasing pressure.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from the State of Mexico.


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