Massive masses demonstrate against election reform in Mexico.
Many Mexico towns have seen large-scale protests over what the opposition claims are government efforts to sabotage the voting process.
The largest took place in Mexico City, where organizers estimate that 500,000 people marched through the center of the city. The 90,000 figure was given by the regional government.
This Monday, lawmakers approved a budget cut and staffing reduction for the National Electoral Institute (INE).
The president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, claims that the INE is biased.
Opponents, however, claim that the most recent vote was an assault on democracy itself and are pleading with the Supreme Court to declare them unconstitutional.
Large people gathered on Sunday in Mexico City’s famed Zocalo Plaza.
At the city’s center, the demonstrations spread to nearby streets.
Many other cities held smaller, peaceful protests as well.
After a comparable vote in the lower house of parliament, the measures were adopted by the Mexican Senate on Wednesday. When President López Obrador signs the measures, they take effect.