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Mexico’s presidential election first 2 b covered via Twitter

LatinaLista — While most polls show that Mexican voters flocking to the polls today in their presidential election aren’t too optimistic that things will change in their country, the rest of the world remains hopeful. Hopeful that it will be a clean election and whoever gets elected can steer Mexico towards a new future.

Mexico’s leading presidential candidates: (L-R) Josefina Vazquez Mota of the ruling PAN party (REUTERS/Oscar Martinez), Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI (STRINGER Mexico/Reuters), Andrés Manuel López Obrador of the PRD (EPA/Mario Guzman)

Part of that future is already here — this will be Mexico’s first presidential election that will be covered via Twitter. Days before the election, tweets began streaming out of Mexico.

It’s not surprising that six out of the ten Twitter trends in Mexico deal with today’s elections.

Latina Lista has identified several credible sources covering the Mexican election via Twitter. Check them out and feel free to suggest others.

GOOGLE’s popular doodle feature honors Mexico’s 2012 presidential election.

Some Twitterers to follow are:

@FrancMex
@NickMiroff
@longdrivesouth
@RafaelRomoCNN
@mexicoreporter
@SYoungReports
@MexicoTimes
@DrJasonJohnson

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