Skip to comments.4 accused of vote-buying scheme in Mexico
Posted on 08/20/2006 9:12:45 AM PDT by KJC1
TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico - Mexican police said Saturday they had broken up a vote-buying scheme in Chiapas on the eve of state elections, which will be closely watched in a country already straining under the turmoil of a disputed presidential election last month.
Four supporters of Mexico's leading leftist party were arrested Friday after authorities said they were caught trying to give away 36 tons of construction material to Hurricane Stan victims who promised to support the party's gubernatorial candidate.
advertisement The suspects were charged with violating electoral laws, said Jose Domingo Perez, spokesman for the state attorney general's office.
Chiapas resident Rosendo Paniagua said he was asked to hand over his voter registration card and told to vote for Juan Sabines, the former mayor of Tuxtla Gutierrez, or he wouldn't receive a box of soup, milk, cooking oil and other basic food supplies from the city.
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Left around the world = corruption, fraud, death
Who cares? American politicians buy votes every day.
Jeez, just like the demonrats here.
It seems leftists are the same everywhere. They can't get elected legaly and fairly, so they resort to corruption.
They just can't accept that those who have lived in socialist/communist crap holes, never want to again.
Stupid USA in allowing illegals crossing our borders....
we dont need any more blinded leftist fools in this nation contributing to the homegrown whack jobs already corrupted.
"Left around the world = corruption, fraud, death"
And people support it.
It is about Power