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 Mérida Municipality.[2]

Deputies returned to Congress from this district[edit]

Mexico Parties
PAN logo (Mexico).svg PAN
PRI logo (Mexico).svg PRI
PRD logo (Mexico).svg PRD
PT logo (Mexico).svg PT
PVE dark logo (Mexico).svg PVEM
Movimiento Ciudadano.svg MC
PNA logo (Mexico).svg PANAL

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Federal Electoral Institute. "Condensado de Yucatán" (PDF). Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Federal Electoral Institute. "Distritación de 1996 de Yucatán" (PDF). 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.