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.
Yakiri Rubio, 21, made headlines for stabbing a sexual attacker 14 times. Now she wants to be a representative for the tough Mexico City barrio of Tepito. "I know the party is using me to get more votes," she tells us.
The young Mexican woman still faces legal trouble as she will now be tried for
Yakiri Rubio was kidnapped and raped in Mexico City this December. Now she—and not her attackers—faces ten years in prison.