Preliminary results in Mexico's Baja California state suggest an economist from the country's ruling party has won the governor's race.

With almost 90 percent of the ballot counted, Jose Osuna of the National Action Party has 50 percent.

Tijuana former mayor and gambling tycoon Jorge Hank Rhon has 43 percent.

Hank Rhon has faced accusations of corruption and ties to drug traffickers, which he denies.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.