In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2012, an Army soldier signals cars to reduce their speed at a checkpoint on a highway entering Cuernavaca, Mexico. As Mexicans head to the ball

 

              In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2012, an Army soldier signals cars to reduce their speed at a checkpoint on a highway entering Cuernavaca, Mexico. As Mexicans head to the ball
In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2012, an Army soldier signals cars to reduce their speed at a checkpoint on a highway entering Cuernavaca, Mexico. As Mexicans head to the ballot box Sunday, drug cartels are registering their votes with scare tactics and cold, hard cash to make sure whoever is elected doesn’t interfere with their lucrative operations. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)