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    Inside Story Americas - Mexico: The PRI's 'second chance'?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    It was not the resounding victory that polls had predicted but preliminary results show Enrique Pena Nieto, the candidate of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), has won the presidential election.

    Pena Nieto promised his term would be "modern, democratic and transparent," as opposed to the autocratic style that defined his party's rule for more than 70 years.

    The PRI's victory was also a rejection of the current President Filipe Calderon's policies. He will leave behind a stagnating economy and war against drug cartels that is raging out of control.