Mexico: Is the Election Finally Over?

With fraud ruled out in July's vote, Calderón is looking presidential. Job One? Dealing with a divided countryand a rival who won't concede

Mexico's too-close-to-call presidential election finally appears to be reaching resolution: The country's top electoral tribunal ruled Aug. 28 against a total vote recount, saying there was no evidence of fraud. Although the tribunal has until Sept. 6 to officially declare a winner, it's all but certain that Felipe Calderón of the center-right National Action Party will be inaugurated Dec. 1 as the new President of Mexico.

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