José Woldenberg, who served as the first president of Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute, traced the country's transition to democracy at an April 2014 lecture hosted by the Baker Institute Mexico Center. In a follow-up commentary, the center's Lisa Guáqueta and Kristin Foringer explain why Mexico's experience is distinct from similar processes elsewhere in the world.
Read "The evolution of democracy in Mexico: A conversation with José Woldenberg" in the May 8, 2014, Baker Institute Blog.
By Lisa Guáqueta, Mexico Center program administrator
and Kristin Foringer, Mexico Center research intern