Instituto Nacional Electoral

The Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) (English for National Electoral Institute) (formerly Federal Electoral Institute (Instituto Federal Electoral, IFE)) is an autonomous, public organization responsible for organizing federal elections in Mexico, that is, those related to the election of the President of the United Mexican States, the members of the Congress of the Union as well as elections of authorities and representatives at local and state levels. The organization's president is Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, appointed in 2014 for a 9-year tenure.

Instituto Nacional Electoral
AbbreviationINE
Formation1990 (as Instituto Federal Electoral)
2014 (as Instituto Nacional Electoral)
TypeNon-governmental organization
PurposeGovernment elections
HeadquartersAv. Viaducto Tlalpan 100, Tlalpan, Mexico City
Official language
Spanish
Director
Lorenzo Córdova Vianello
Websitewww.ine.mx/
Formerly called
Federal Electoral Institute (Instituto Federal Electoral, IFE)
INE's headquarters in Mexico City.