Chappell Lawson

Chappell Lawson is associate professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he holds the Class of 1954 Career Development Chair. He is the author of Building the Fourth Estate: Democratization and the Rise of a Free Press in Mexico (2002) and coeditor of Mexico’s Pivotal Democratic Election: Candidates, Voters, and the Presidential Campaign of 2000 (forthcoming).

January 2004, Volume 15, Issue 1

Fox’s Mexico at Midterm

Mexico’s 2003 congressional elections confirmed both the transition to fully competitive politics and the persistence of structural deficiencies associated with a multiparty presidential system.