Zacatecas state election, 2004
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The Mexican state of Zacatecas held an election on Sunday, 4 July 2004. At stake was the office of the Zacatecas State Governor, all 30 members of the unicameral Zacatecas State Congress, and 57 mayors and municipal councils.
Turnout was in excess of 50% of the 935,548 zacatecanos eligible to vote.
|José Bonilla||"Alliance for Zacatecas"
|Francisco López G.||PAN||39,873||17%|
At 22h30, with results from 46% of the polling stations counted, the victory of Amalia García, with a 35,000 vote lead, seemed inevitable.
- 18 first-past-the-post districts:
- PRD leading in 15
- PRI/Alliance leading in 3
- 12 proportional representation seats
- calculation pending
Of the state's 57 municipalities:
- PRD leading in 28 (including state capital Zacatecas, Fresnillo, and Guadalupe)
- PRI leading in 12
- PAN leading in 11 (including Jerez)
- PT leading in 2
- CD leading in 1
- In separate press conferences, all three of the other candidates said they did not recognize García's victory and would be challenging the result before the electoral courts.