The Electoral Court [official website, in Spanish] will begin holding hearings with opposing party members in the coming week to help determine the election's outcome. A deadline of August 31 has been set for the court to come to a final decision on the contested election and the body must announce the winner on September 6. President Fox will officially step down on December 1. Mercopress has more.
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