María Dolores de Cospedal

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is De Cospedal and the second or maternal family name is García.
María Dolores de Cospedal
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3rd President of the Junta of Communities of Castile-La Mancha
Assumed office
22 June 2011
Preceded by José María Barreda
Designated Spanish Senator
for Castile-La Mancha
In office
12 September 2006 – 22 June 2011
Preceded by Rosa Romero Sánchez
Deputy in the Courts of Castile-La Mancha
for Toledo
Assumed office
27 May 2007
Personal details
Born María Dolores de Cospedal García
(1965-12-13) December 13, 1965 (age 48)
Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party People's Party
Other political
Democratic Reformist Party
Spouse(s) Ignacio López del Hierro (m. 2009)
Alma mater CEU San Pablo University
Occupation Jurist
Religion Roman Catholicism

María Dolores de Cospedal García (born 13 December 1965) is a Spanish People's Party politician who is the President of Castile-La Mancha and Secretary-General of the People's Party.

De Cospedal was chosen as the People's Party (PP) candidate in the 2011 regional elections, for the presidency of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. She obtained a majority with 48.13% of the votes which meant that for the first time in the history of democratic Spain the PP would govern the Junta of Communities of Castile-La Mancha (JCCM).

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Party political offices
Preceded by
José Manuel Molina
President of the People's Party of Castile-La Mancha
2006 – present
Preceded by
Ángel Acebes
Secretary-General of the People's Party
2008 – present