First Federal Electoral District of Chiapas
The First Federal Electoral District of Chiapas (I Distrito Electoral Federal de Chiapas) 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 12 such districts in the state of Chiapas.
Under the 2005 districting scheme, the First District of Chiapas covers the municipalities of northeastern Chiapas: Catazajá, Chilón, La Libertad, Palenque, Sabanilla, Salto de Agua, Tila, Tumbalá and Yajalón.
The district's head town (cabecera distrital), where results from individual polling stations are gathered together and collated, is the city of Palenque.
Previous districting schemes
Between 1996 and 2005, the district had exactly the same composition as it currently has.
Deputies returned to Congress from this district
- L Legislature
- 1976–1979: Jaime Sabines (PRI)
- LI Legislature
- 1979–1982: Rafael Pascacio Gamboa (PRI)
- LII Legislature
- 1982–1985: Enoch Cansino Casahonda (PRI)
- LIII Legislature
- LIV Legislature
- 1988–1991: Antonio Pariente Algarín (PRI)
- LV Legislature
- LVI Legislature
- 1994–1997: Walter Antonio León Montoya (PRI)
- LVII Legislature
- 1997–2000: Arquímides León Ovando (PRI)
- LVIII Legislature
- 2000–2003: Jesús Alejandro Cruz Gutiérrez (PRI)
- LIX Legislature
- 2003–2006: Jorge Utrilla Robles (PRI)
- LX Legislature
- 2006–2009: Yari del Carmen Gebhardt Garduza (PRI)