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Fifth Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua

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Fifth Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua

The Fifth Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua (V Distrito Electoral Federal de Chihuahua) is one of the 300 Electoral Districts into which Mexico is divided for the purpose of elections to the federal Chamber of Deputies and one of nine such districts in the state of Chihuahua.

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It elects one deputy to the lower house of Congress for each three-year legislative period, by means of the first past the post system.

District territory

Under the 2005 districting scheme, Chihuahua's Fifth District covers the municipalities of Aldama, Allende, Aquiles Serdán, Camargo, Coronado, Coyame del Sotol, Delicias, Jiménez, Julimes, La Cruz, López, Manuel Benavides, Meoqui, Ojinaga, Rosales, San Francisco de Conchos and Saucillo.

The district's head town (cabecera distrital), where results from individual polling stations are gathered together and collated, is the city of Delicias.

1996–2005 district

Between 1996 and 2005, the Fifth District was located in the same region of the state, with a slightly different configuration. It covered the municipalities of Aldama, Aquiles Serdán, Camargo, Coyame del Sotol, Delicias, Julimes, La Cruz, Manuel Benavides, Meoqui, Ojinaga, Rosales, San Francisco de Conchos and Saucillo.

1979–1996 district

Between 1979 and 1996, the Fifth District was located in the west of the state, covering a large area of the Sierra Madre Occidental. It was centred on the city of Vicente Guerrero, Chihuahua.

Deputies returned to Congress from this district

  • L Legislature
  • 1976–1979: Artemio Iglesias (PRI)
  • LI Legislature
  • 1979–1982: Enrique Pérez González (PRI)
  • LII Legislature
  • 1982–1985: Samuel Díaz Olguín (PRI)
  • LIII Legislature
  • 1985–1988: Alonso Aguirre Ramos (PRI)
  • LIV Legislature
  • 1988–1991: Jorge Esteban Sandoval (PRI)
  • LV Legislature
  • 1991–1994: Pablo Israel Esparza Natividad (PRI)
  • LVI Legislature
  • 1994–1997: Saúl González Herrera (PRI)
  • LVII Legislature
  • 1997–2000: Ignacio Arrieta Aragón (PRI)
  • LVIII Legislature
  • 2000–2003: César Reyes Roel (PAN)
  • LIX Legislature
  • 2003–2006: Fernando Álvarez Monje (PAN)
  • LX Legislature
  • 2006–2009: Felipe González Ruiz (PAN)
  • References

    Fifth Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua Wikipedia


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