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el agricultor

the farmer

el alquiler

the rent

la casilla

polling station

el chivo expiatorio

scape goat

la choza

the hut, small house

los comicios

elections

la cosecha

the harvest

el conteo

tallying of the vote

el dedazo

...

el desempleo

unemployment

el discurso

speech, lectre

el hartazgo

exasperation

el lema

the slogan

el mandatorio

leader

el papel

tole

el zócalo

plaza, main squar

priísta

pertaining the the PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional)

amañado

fixed, rigged

acorralado

cornered, intimidated

izquierdista

left-wing

agarrado

stingy

amarrado

tied up

apropiarse de

to appropriate (illegitimately)

empeorar

to get get worse

fracasar

to fail

incomodar

to make uncomfortable, uneasy

pisar

to step on, to set foot on

plantear

to propose

pudrir

to rot

resaltar

to stand out

subsidiar

to subsidize

subyacer

to underlie

echar la culpa

to blame

estar parado

to stand

ponerse a una la piel de gallina

to get goose-bumps

pegarse a una la gana

to feel like (doing something)

poner algo en riesgo

to put something at risk

a como diera (o dé) lugar

one way of another, at all costs

la cochi nu suelta la mazorca ni aunque le den palos

the pig doesn't drop the corncob even if it is beaten with a club

dar marcha atrás

to retreat, to recede

tomar otras medidas

to take other steps

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