Pena Nieto’s win confirmed by Mexico vote count

Election officials and party representatives recount votes at an electoral institute district council in Mexico City, Thursday, July 5, 2012. Of the 143,000 ballot boxes used during last Sunday's general elections, 78,012, or more than half of the total, will be opened and the votes recounted, according to Mexican electoral officials. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)Mexico took a big step toward resolving its contested presidential election with the official confirmation of the victory by Enrique Pena Nieto, the candidate seeking to return the former autocratic ruling party to power after a 12-year hiatus.