Mexico’s Lopez Obrador widens lead in presidential poll

Leftist frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has widened his lead in the race to win the July 1 presidential election.

The latest opinion polls have Mexican presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador extending his lead in the July 1 election.

Numbers show the left-leaning candidate has a 17-point lead in what is being described as one the bloodiest campaigns in recent memory.

The key issues: The economy and government corruption.

Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.