Héctor Ortiz Ortiz

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Héctor Ortiz Ortiz
Governor of Tlaxcala
In office
January 15, 2005 – January 14, 2011
Preceded by Alfonso Sánchez Anaya
Succeeded by Mariano González Zarur
Personal details
Born (1950-07-28) July 28, 1950 (age 64)
Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca
Political party National Action Party
Spouse(s) Guadalupe Lozano Tovar

Héctor Israel Ortiz Ortiz (b. July 28, 1950 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca) is a Mexican lawyer and politician who currently serves as Governor of Tlaxcala.

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Héctor Ortiz holds a bachelor's degree in law. He has been professor of law at the Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala (UAT) since 1974. Ortiz served as Rector of the UAT from 1983 to 1987 and again from 1999 to 2000. From 1990 to 1991 he served as Secretary of Education of the State of Tlaxcala. He served in the lower house of the Mexican Congress during the LV (1991 to 1994) and the LVIII Legislatures. In 2002 he was elected Mayor of Tlaxcala.

Ortiz joined the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in 1967 and was an active member until 2004 when he resigned to the PRI after losing the party's internal bid for the governorship of Tlaxcala. He then accepted the invitation from the National Action Party (PAN) to run for the governorship as the PAN candidate; he won the elections held on November 14, 2004 and took office on January 14, 2005.

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Preceded by
Alfonso Sánchez Anaya
Governor of Tlaxcala
2005 — Present
Succeeded by
Mariano González Zarur

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