Opening Convocation 2006: “To Honor Gerald Penny”

President Anthony W. Marx
Anthony W. MarxPresident of Amherst CollegeJohnson ChapelMonday, September 4, 2006

The 2006 Mexican Presidential Election: A Quick-and-Dirty Topical Map

Submitted by Andy Anderson
A poster showing a map of Mexico that displays the voting pattern of each state in the 2006 presidential race (very liberal, liberal, conservative, very conservative), along with its relative per capita income.

Christian Alexander

Christian Alexander graduated with honors from Amherst College in 2006.  During his senior year, Mr. Alexander wrote his honors thesis, entitled "'We Are Not This Free': Weblogs, Reform, and Conceptualizing Modernity in Iran."  While at Amherst Mr. Alexander also played on the varsity soccer team, receiving All-Conference honors in 2005 and All-Academic honors in 2004 and 2005.

Mr. Alexander is currently a 2011 J.D. candidate at the University of Colorado Law School.

 

The 2006 Mexican Presidential Election

Submitted by Andy Anderson
A map displaying some results from the 2006 Mexican presidential election, in which the two leading candidates had very similar numbers of votes. However, their bases of support have very different income characteristics, which is also shown on the map for comparison.

2006 Mexican Presidential Race and Per Capita Income Large

Submitted by Andy Anderson
A map of Mexico that displays the voting pattern of each state in the 2006 presidential race (very liberal, liberal, conservative, very conservative), along with its relative per capita income.

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