Sonic Trace: Voting in Oaxaca, Mexico

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Voting in Santa Maria Tavehua, Oaxaca (The original image is no longer available, please contact KCRW if you need access to the original image.)

Yesterday was election day in Mexico and as expected, the party that had ruled the country for 71 years, was reinstated and PRI candidate Enrique Peña Nieto will be the next president.

Sonic Trace producer Anayansi Diaz Cortes was in Santa Maria Tavehua, Oaxaca, Mexico on voting day. There are about 236 residents currently living there, yet only 70 of them are eligible voters. On the day of action, all 70 of them showed up to vote. Listen to her dispatch from the small town:

Below, photos from the polling place.