Third Federal Electoral District of Yucatán

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District Yuc-III

The Third Federal Electoral District of Yucatán (III Distrito Electoral Federal de Yucatán) 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 five such districts in the state of Yucatán.

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, the district covers the north-western portion of the municipality of Mérida.[1]

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

Previous districting schemes[edit]

1996–2005 district[edit]

Between 1996 and 2005, Yucatán's Third District covered the western portion of the municipality of Mérida.[2]

Deputies returned to Congress from this district[edit]

Mexico Parties
PAN Party (Mexico).svg PAN
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
PSD logo (Mexico).svg PSD

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Federal Electoral Institute. "Condensado de Yucatán". Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Federal Electoral Institute. "Distritación de 1996 de Yucatán". Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  3. ^ Angélica Arajo solicitó licencia como diputada el 6 de enero de 2010 para ser candidata del PRI a Presidenta Municipal de Mérida, Yucatán. Luciano Franco (January 6, 2010). "Avala Comisión Permanente licencia a otras tres Juanitas". La Crónica de Hoy. Retrieved January 16, 2010.