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A general election was held in Mexico on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Voters went to the polls to elect, on the federal level: ⁕A new President of the Republic to serve a six-year term, replacing former President Felipe Calderón. The current Constitution of Mexico prohibits any type of presidential re-election. ⁕500 members to serve for a three-year term in the Chamber of Deputies. ⁕128 members to serve six-year terms in the Mexican Senate. In each state, two first-past-the-post seats are allocated to the party with the largest share of the vote, and the remaining seat is given to the first runner-up. Several local ballots were held on the same day, notably: ⁕The election of a new Head of Government and new Legislative Assembly of the Federal District. ⁕2012 Federal District head of government election ⁕Gubernatorial elections in six states ⁕Chiapas gubernatorial election - held by PAN/PRD before the election ⁕Guanajuato gubernatorial election - held by PAN before the election ⁕Jalisco gubernatorial election - held by PAN before the electionMorelos gubernatorial election - held by PAN before the electionTabasco gubernatorial election - held by PRI before the electionYucatán gubernatorial election - held by PRI before the election (via Freebase)