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Tensions high as voters in Chihuahua cast ballots for governor in Mexico's mid-term elections

Jun 6, 2021

Voters at a campaign rally in Chihuahua City for gubernatorial candidate Maru Campos in a tight race with opponent Juan Carlos Loera.
Credit Alfredo Corchado / The Dallas Morning News

Sunday Mexico holds a massive mid-term election with voters casting ballots for every member of the lower branch of Congress, 15 governors and hundreds of mayors . The race for governor of border state Chihuahua is among the most hotly contested. Among the concerns: a concentration of power in one party, Mexico'spresident's party, and violence on the campaign trail. More than 30 candidates have been murdered since April.   KTEP’s Angela Kocherga reports on what’s at stake.