First Federal Electoral District of Coahuila

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District Coah-I

The First Federal Electoral District of Coahuila (I Distrito Electoral Federal de Coahuila) 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 seven such districts in the state of Coahuila.

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[edit]

Under the 2005 districting scheme, Coahuila's First District covers the municipalities of Acuña, Allende, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jiménez, Morelos, Nava, Piedras Negras, Villa Unión and Zaragoza.[1]

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

Previous districting schemes[edit]

1996–2005 district[edit]

Between 1996 and 2005, the First District's territory was in the north and north-east region of the state and covered the municipalities of Acuña, Allende, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jiménez, Morelos, Múzquiz, Nava, Piedras Negras, Villa Unión and Zaragoza.[2]

Deputies returned to Congress from this district[edit]

Mexico Parties
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PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI
PRD logo (Mexico).svg PRD
PT Party (Mexico).svg PT
PVE Party (Mexico).svg PVEM
Movimiento Ciudadano.svg MC
PNA Party (Mexico).svg PANAL
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