The campaign manager for the opposition party in the 2012 Mexican election told VICE News that they knew they were being spied on, and believe it continues to this day.
Margarita Zavala's unexpected announcement came one week after a midterm election in which the National Action Party suffered its worst showing at Mexico's polls since 1991.
The scandal-ridden Green Party said it had nothing to do with supportive messages sent by Mexico's national soccer coach and others, which is illegal under electoral rules. Rival parties cry foul.
Indie candidates also stormed to victory in key races in Jalisco, while the upstart leftist Morena movement made gains in Mexico City and in Congress. One man is killed in Guerrero.
Protesters burned ballots and attacked polling places in Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Chiapas. Exit polls were suggesting tight races in key state governor races, including Nuevo Leon, where indie candidate "El Bronco" was pulling ahead.
A Mexico City newspaper said as many as 70 political attacks have occurred since February, as Mexico prepares to elect 500 lawmakers, nine governors, and hundreds of local office-holders.
Angel Aguirre stepped down six months ago after mounting protests over the missing 43. Now, in a political loophole, he could return to office on Friday night.
Aide Nava Gonzalez, 42, had been married to a previous mayor of Ahuacuotzingo — who was also killed on the same highway where she disappeared last Sunday. Elections are scheduled for June 7.
In December 2006, former Mexican president Felipe Calderon sent thousands of troops to Michoacan, fueling a tide of violence that has not abated. Here is what you need to know to understand the situation in Mexico's "hot land."
A massacre of civilians in Guerrero led to Angel Aguirre's first stint as the state's governor, and now another potential massacre has led to his downfall.