September 2005 article about the absentee voting system for Mexicans living abroad and voting in the 2006 Mexican presidential contest. It will be "the first time in Mexican history that absentee ballots will be accepted." The "4.5 million Mexicans who already have a voter identification card may apply for an absentee ballot starting Saturday [October 1, 2005]." Includes a link to the Mexican federal election site. From SFGate.com, the website of the San Francisco Chronicle.