2012 Mexican general election

General elections were held in Mexico on Sunday, July 1, 2012.

2012 Mexican general election

 2006 July 1, 2012 2018 
Turnout63.08% (presidential)
Nominee Enrique Peña Nieto Andrés Manuel López Obrador Josefina Vázquez Mota
Alliance Commitment to Mexico Progressive Movement
Home state State of Mexico Tabasco Mexico City
States carried 20 7 + D.F. 4
Popular vote 19,226,284 15,896,999 12,786,647
Percentage 38.2% 31.6% 25.4%

States won by Peña Nieto in green, López Obrador in yellow, Vázquez Mota in blue.

President before election

Felipe Calderón

Elected President

Enrique Peña Nieto

Citizen voting in the ballot box for president in Mexico City
Ballots for voting in Mexico City. July 1, 2012.

Voters went to the polls to elect, on the federal level:

Several local ballots were held on the same day, notably: