Long Lines in Cozumel to Vote in Mexico's General Election

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 1, 2018Updated: July 2, 2018
Published: July 1, 2018Updated: July 2, 2018

Voters on the island of Cozumel in Mexico lined the streets to wait for their turn to vote in Mexico’s general election on July 1. The vote will appoint a president and new Senate and Chamber of Deputies members. The lead-up to the election was marred by violence as reports said at least 130 candidates and political workers were killed in assassinations in almost a year prior. On July 1, an election fact-checking group reported local election officials in the towns of Charo and Tarímbaro, Michoacán, confirmed that armed robbers stole ballots. Credit: Gabriela Olce via Storyful

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