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A Democracy is more than a set of constitutional rules and procedures that determine how a government functions In a democracy government is only one part that lives in a social fabric of many and different institutions political parties organizations and associations This mixture is called pluralism and it is said that the many organized groups and institutions in a democratic society do not depend upon government for their existence or authority In a democracy the powers of the government are by law clearly defined and sharply limited As a result private organizations are free of government control on the contrary many of them lobby the government and see to hold it accountable for its actions Democracy prevailed in Mexico with almost complete congressional elections returns showing that the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party or PRI had lost everything but its hold on the Senate Probably the most stunning loss for the PRI came with leftist Democratic Revolutionary Party candidate and two-time presidential loser Cuauht Cardenas claiming victory in the Mexico City mayoral race The PRI also may have lost two of six perhaps more gubernatorial races to the conservative National Action Party The electoral success of opposition parties is significant in Mexicos history Sergio Aguayo a political scientist and leader of a poll watching group helped to put the weekends elections in perspective in saying This was a revolution the beginning of a new country The era of the sole party has ended in Mexico and we enter a complex new era Aguayo is correct this was a very important step in Mexicos transition Enormous political change was achieved without bloodshed Moreover the elections were indicative of a growing political maturity in Mexico But democratically electing is one thing effective governing in a multiparty environment is another It remains to be seen what problems the multiparty government will have to overcome Also it is worth noting that at least some of the support for opposition
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