UPDATED 8:30 PM PT — Sun. July 1, 2018
Polls have officially closed in Mexico, but record turnout numbers could keep them open for several more hours.
More than 3,000 positions, both federal and local, are up for grabs Sunday, including the country’s president.
Leftist-candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is being deemed the winner of the presidential election, as his primary opponent has conceded defeat.
Mexico city has elected Claudia Sheinbaum as its new mayor, making her the first woman to hold the position in the country’s history.
The elections are widely seen as the most influential ever, largely because of the number of seats being exchanged and the sweeping reforms expected to come.