MIAMI, FL – The first results of an exclusive Univision News poll on MexicansÂ choice in the 2012 Presidential elections in Mexico show that if the elections were held today, Mexico State Governor Enrique Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) would win the Mexican presidency. Forty-four percent of individuals polled picked Peña Nieto.
He was followed by Senator Santiago Creel, of the ruling National Action Party, PAN (20 percent), and Mexico City Mayor, Marcelo Ebrard, of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, PRD (12 percent). If Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador were the PRD candidate, he would receive 15 percent of likely voters.
This exclusive poll is a joint effort by Univision and Mexican polling firm Parametría. It was conducted in México from February 19 to February 23, 2011, among 1000 participants. This poll is part of ÂNoticiero UnivisionÂsÂ exclusive series, ÂLos PresidenciablesÂ (Presidential Hopefuls), about MexicoÂs leading presidential candidates in 2012.