Graco Ramírez

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Graco Ramírez
Governor of Morelos
Incumbent
Assumed office
October 1, 2012
Preceded by Marco Antonio Adame
Personal details
Born (1949-06-26) June 26, 1949 (age 65)
Villahermosa, Tabasco
Political party Party of the Democratic Revolution
Profession Lawyer

Graco Ramírez Garrido Abreu (b. 26 June 1949, in Villahermosa, Tabasco) is a Mexican left-wing politician affiliated to the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) who serves in the upper house of Congress as senator representing the State of Morelos. He is currently serving as Governor of Morelos for the term 2012–2018, since he won the state election in 2012.

Personal life and education[edit]

Graco Ramírez holds a bachelor's degree in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is the son of a member of the Mexican armed forces. He also is part of the group known as Toby's Club which is a group of prominent people that control most of the important projects in the state, the groups has: notaries, artists, judges, businessmen.

Political career[edit]

Graco Ramírez began his political career as an Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) member; he served as president of the PRI in Tabasco. He then became a founder and member of the Socialist Worker's Party, the Mexican Socialist Party and the Party of the Democratic Revolution.

Graco Ramírez has served more than one term in the lower house of Congress. In 2006 he was elected senator, hence he will be serving in the upper house of Congress during the LX and LXI Legislatures (2006–2012).

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Preceded by
Marco Antonio Adame
Governor of Morelos
2012–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent