Preliminary results from the 9% Mexican recount

From: Kathy Dopp <kathy_dot_dopp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 18:45:18 CDT

Preliminary results from the 9% recount ordered by the election
tribunal validate the suspicions raised and charges made by the
Mexican Press, Narco News, and Obrador. On August 14, Narco News

    * In 3,074 precincts (29 percent of those recounted), 45,890
illegal votes, above the number of voters who cast ballots in each
polling place, were found stuffed inside the ballot boxes (an average
of 15 for each of these precincts, primarily in strongholds of the
National Action Party, known as the PAN, of President Vicente Fox and
his candidate, Felipe Calderón).

    * In 4,368 precincts (41 percent of those recounted), 80,392
ballots of citizens who did vote are missing (an average of 18 votes
in each of these precincts).

    * Together, these 7,442 precincts contain about 70 percent of the
ballots recounted. The total amount of ballots either stolen or forged
adds up to 126,282 votes altered. The Narco News Bulletin - Al
Giordano 08/14/2006

Kathy Dopp
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