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Mexican president wins 92% support in recall election; turnout near 18% - electoral institute

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Mexican president wins 92% support in recall election; turnout near 18% - electoral institute
Mexican president wins 92% support in recall election; turnout near 18% - electoral institute   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

MEXICOCITY – Nearly 92% of voters backed Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to stay in office in a recall election, results from Mexico’s electoral institute showed on Monday.

With over 99% of votes counted, the electoral institute said turnout in the Sunday vote was close to 18%, well below a threshold of 40% for it to be binding.