Friday, June 8, 2012
July 1st: Mexico's Presidential Elections
On July 1st, Mexico will elect another President who will serve a 6 year term. (Presidents cannot run for re-election.)
Smartly, campaigning in Mexico is limited to 3 months. This year, there are 2 scheduled debates (a 3rd might be possible) prior to the elections. Coming from a land of endless campaigning and debating, this is rather refreshing.
While I have lots of opinions on the upcoming election, I am not a voting citizen. So, I'll keep them to myself. But, if you have been following, you'll know that this year's election cycle has been interesting and has awakened a lot of voices that had been silent.
On July 1st, Mexico will decide its next leader. I think this election, potentially, a pivotal moment in Mexico's long history.
At the very least, here's to hoping the campaigns return to remove the signage when it's all over.
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Amber Pierce-Schulz is the Broker/Owner of Mayan Riviera Properties, specializing in Puerto Morelos Real Estate and Puerto Morelos Vacation Rentals. We are members of AMPI and Federally Certified Realtors.