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The Presidential Election of 1940
Citizens of Mexico will go to the polls July 7 to elect a president for a six-year term beginning the first of next December. Leading candidates are General Manuel Avila Camacho, liberal, supported by the present administration and by the Mexican Revolutionary Party (P. R. M.), and General Juan Andreu Almazan, who is more conservative, and has the backing of most business men and wealthy landowners. A third candidate, Rafael Sanchez Tapia, is not considered a serious contender.
Mexico has only one ...