Dulce María Sauri Riancho

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Dulce Maria Sauri
Governor of Yucatán
In office
February 14, 1991 – December 1, 1993
Preceded by Víctor Manzanilla Schaffer
Succeeded by Ricardo Ávila Heredia
National Proportion
In office
September 1, 2000 – August 31, 2006
Personal details
Born (1951-08-14)August 14, 1951
Mérida, Yucatán
Nationality Mexican
Political party Institutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) José Luis Sierra Villarreal
Religion Catholic

Dulce María Sauri Riancho (born 1951 in Mérida, Yucatán) is a Mexican politician who was the first woman to serve as governor of Yucatán, from 1991 through 1994.[1]

Dulce María Sauri studied sociology at the Universidad Iberoamericana. She is an active member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) since 1981. She has served as deputy in the Congress of Yucatán and as federal deputy in the lower house of the Mexican Congress (Yucatán's Fourth District, 1982–85).

Sauri served in the upper house of the federal Congress from 2000 to 2006.

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  1. ^ Beetham, David (2007). Parliament and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century: a Guide to Good Practice. Inter-Parliamentary Union. p. 203. ISBN 978-92-9142-366-8. Retrieved 4 May 2011.