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Mexico

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This article lists political parties in Mexico. The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Vicente Fox Quesada (born July 2, 1942) is the current president of Mexico. ... The Mexican Executive Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the Mexican government consisting of eighteen Secretaries of State, the head of the federal executive legal office and the Attorney General. ... Congress (formally: Congreso de la Unión or Congress of the Union) is the legislative branch of the Mexican government. ... The Senate (Spanish: Cámara de Senadores or Senado) is the upper house of Mexicos bicameral Congress. ... The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of Mexicos bicameral legislature, the Congress of the Union. ... The LIX Legislature of the Congress of Mexico meets from September 1, 2003, to August 31, 2006. ... The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) is the highest Federal court in the United Mexican States. ... Politics of Mexico Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Mexico ... Mexico held a general election on Sunday, 2 July 2000. ... A number of elections, both federal and local, took place in Mexico during 2003: 6 July 2003 Federal Congress Chamber of Deputies – 500 federal deputies See: 2003 Mexican general election Colima Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2003 Colima state election Nuevo León Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2003... A number of local elections are to take place in Mexico during 2004: 4 July 2004 Chihuahua Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Chihuahua State election Durango Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Durango State election Zacatecas Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Zacatecas state election 1... A number of local elections are scheduled to place in Mexico during 2005: 6 February 2005 Baja California Sur Governor, five mayors, and 21 (15+6) local deputies See: 2005 Baja California Sur state election Guerrero Governor See: 2005 Guerrero state election Quintana Roo Governor, eight mayors, and 25 (15... A number of elections are scheduled to place in Mexico during 2006, most importantly a General Election (President and Congress) on 2 July. ... The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Traditionally, the Government of Mexico has sought to maintain its interests abroad and project its influence largely through moral persuasion. ... // Prehistoric times Although there are tantalizing fragments of evidence suggesting human habitation of Mexico more than 20,000 years ago, the first solid evidence comes from two kill sites in the northern Basin of Mexico. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ...


Mexico has a multi-party system, which means that there are more than two dominant political parties. Nationally, there are three large political parties that dominate: the PRI, the PAN, and the PRD. Other smaller political parties survive in isolation or by forming local coalitions with any of the big three. A multi-party system is a type of party system. ...


The parties

Following the 6 July 2003 midterm election, Mexico had six nationally recognized political parties. National recognition was given to those parties that secured representation in Congress (effectively, a share of the popular vote greater than 2%). July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues. ... Congress (formally: Congreso de la Unión or Congress of the Union) is the legislative branch of the Mexican government. ...


Under Mexican law, parties are listed in the order in which they were first registered, thus:

On July 14, 2005, two new parties were recognized by the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE). Each party was endorsed by more than 0.26% of the total number of voters: The National Action Party (Spanish: Partido Acción Nacional), known by the acronym PAN, is a conservative and Christian Democratic party and one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... Term of office: December 1, 2000 – present Preceded by: Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León Succeeded by: incumbent Date of birth: July 2, 1942 Place of birth: Mexico City Profession: Industrialist First Lady: Marta Sahagún Political Party: National Action Party Vicente Fox Quesada (born July 2, 1942) is the... The Institutional Revolutionary Party (Spanish: Partido Revolucionario Institucional or PRI) is a Mexican political party that wielded hegemonic power in the country—under a succession of names—for more than 70 years. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Congress of Mexico - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... The Party of the Democratic Revolution (in Spanish: Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) is one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano (born May 1, 1934) is a prominent Mexican politician. ... The Mexican Federal District, known in Spanish as Distrito Federal (D.F.), is an area within Mexico that is not part of any of the Mexican states, but an independent self-governing city-state and the seat of the Federal Government. ... The Labour Party (Partido del Trabajo, abbreviated to PT) is a Mexican political party. ... The term far left refers to the relative position a group or person occupies within the political spectrum. ... The Green Ecological Party of Mexico (Spanish: Partido Verde Ecologista de México, known by the abbreviation PVEM) is one of the six political parties to enjoy representation in the Mexican Congress. ... Convergence (Spanish: Convergencia) is a political party in Mexico. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Alternativa: Social Democratic and Farmer Alternative (Alternativa Socialdemócrata y Campesina) – a party formed by former members of the Social Democracy Party and the Cardenist Front of National Reconstruction.
  • Nueva Alianza: New Alliance – originally created by academicians of the ITAM and members of the National Teachers Union.

In terms of their congressional representation and share of the national vote, only the PRI, the PAN and the PRD can be considered major parties. Social Democratic and Farmer Alternative (in Spanish: Alternativa Socialdemócrata y Campesina) is a Mexican political party of recent formation. ... The New Alliance Party (in Spanish language Partido Nueva Alianza or PNA) is one of the newest political parties of Mexico. ... The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), formerly Instituto Tecnológico de México (ITM), was founded on March 29, 1946 by the Mexican Asociation of Culture (Asociación Mexicana de Cultura). ...


Other political parties and leaders

These parties are either defunct, nonofficial or informal, or operational only in individual states:

In the 19th century the two important parties were: The Social Alliance Party (Partido Alianza Social) is a political party in Mexico. ... The Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido Auténtico de la Revolución Mexicana) is a political party in Mexico. ... The Party of the Democratic Centre (Partido de Centro Democrático) is a political party in Mexico. ... The Mexican Communist Party (Spanish: Partido Comunista Mexicano, PCM) was a communist party in Mexico. ... The Partido Demócrata Mexicano (Mexican Democratic Party) is Mexican neo-fascist political party, especially active in Jalisco and nearby Mexican states. ... The Social Democracy (Democracia Social) is a political party in Mexico. ... The Partido Liberal Mexicano (or the Mexican Liberal Party) was an anarchist group founded by Ricardo Flores Magón in 1906, in opposition to the rule of Porfirio Díaz. ... The Workers Revolutionary Party (in Spanish: Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores, PRT) was a Trotskyist political party in Mexico. ... Popular Socialist Party (Spanish: Partido Popular Socialista, PPS) is a left-wing political party in Mexico. ... The Party of the Nationalist Society (Partido de la Sociedad Nacionalista) is a political party in Mexico. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Conservadores
  • Liberales


In the 1930s there was an indigenous fascist movement called the Sinarquistas


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