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Institutional Revolutionary Party

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MEXICO: INSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY SUFFERS IN LOCAL ELECTIONS

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Institutional Revolutionary Party

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PRI: A history of Mexico’s ruling party

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Celebrations at Institutional Revolutionary Party HQ following election

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Nieto: New face of Mexico’s oldest party

The Institutional Revolutionary Party is a Mexican political party founded in 1929 that held power uninterrupted in the country for 71 years from 1929 to 2000, first as the National Revolutionary Party, then as the Party of the Mexican Revolution, and finally renaming itself as the Institutional Revolutionary Party in 1946.
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  • Profile 

  • Etymology 

  • Party practices 

  • Presidential succession before the party, 1920–1928 

  • PNR (1929–1938) 

  • PRM (1938–1946) 

  • Change in structure and ideology 

  • Mexican Miracle 

  • Attempts at party reform 

  • Political impact of the 1968 Tlatelolco massacre 

  • Economic crisis of the 1970s 

  • Election of 1976, PRI runs unopposed 

  • First of the technocratic presidents, 1982 

  • Left-wing splits from the PRI 

  • Attempt at internal reform, 1990s 

  • Political turmoil and decline of power 

  • Loss of the presidency of Mexico 

  • As an opposition party 

  • Return of the PRI 

  • Aftermath of the return of the PRI 

  • 2018 presidential election 

  • Film depiction