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Second Federal Electoral District of Nayarit

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The Second Federal Electoral District of Nayarit (II Distrito Electoral Federal de Nayarit) 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 three such districts in the state of Nayarit.


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

Nayarit's Second District is located in the centre of the state and covers the municipality of Tepic.

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

1996–2005 district

Between 1996 and 2005, Nayarit's Second District covered the municipality of Tepic, plus the municipalities of El Nayar and La Yesca.

Deputies returned to Congress from this district

  • L Legislature
  • 1976–1979: María Hilaria Domínguez Arvizu
  • LI Legislature
  • 1979–1982: Emilio M. González (PRI)
  • LII Legislature
  • 1982–1985:
  • LIII Legislature
  • 1985–1988:
  • LIV Legislature
  • 1988–1991:
  • LV Legislature
  • 1991–1994: Víctor Joaquín Canovas Moreno (PRI)
  • LVI Legislature
  • 1994–1997: José Santos Ramos Damián (PRI)
  • LVII Legislature
  • 1997–2000: Salvador Sánchez Vázquez (PRI)
  • LVIII Legislature
  • 2000–2003: Luis Eduardo Jiménez Agraz (PRI)
  • LIX Legislature
  • 2003–2006: Gerardo Montenegro Ibarra (PRI)
  • LX Legislature
  • 2006–2009: María Eugenia Jiménez Valenzuela (PRD)
  • References

    Second Federal Electoral District of Nayarit Wikipedia

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