José Luis Martínez-Almeida

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José Luis Martínez-Almeida
(José Luis Martínez-Almeida). Pablo Casado asiste a la tradicional cena de Navidad del PP de Madrid. (45487287025). Diciembre de 2018 (cropped).jpg
Almeida in 2018
Mayor of Madrid
Assumed office
15 June 2019
DeputyBegoña Villacís
Preceded byManuela Carmena
Personal details
Born
José Luis Martínez-Almeida Navasqüés

(1975-04-17) 17 April 1975 (age 44)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyPeople's Party
Alma materComillas Pontifical University

José Luis Martínez-Almeida Navasqüés (born 17 April 1975) is a Spanish State lawyer and policitian who currently serves as Mayor of Madrid. Since 2015 he has served as Member of the City Council of Madrid.

Biography[edit]

Almeida was born in Madrid in 1975. He studied law in the Comillas Pontifical University. In 2001, he became a State lawyer.

He was Director-General for Historic Heritage of the Community of Madrid from 2007 to 2011. In 2011, he was appointed Secretary of the Government of the Community of Madrid with Esperanza Aguirre as President.

In 2013 he resigned as Secretary and he became a member of the General Secretariat and Council of state-owned-enterprise SEPIDES (currently SEPI) as Secretary of the Law Division. He left this office in 2015.

He was elected member of the City Council of Madrid in the 2015 local elections. In 2017, he was elected to succeeded Esperanza Aguirre as Spokesperson of the Local Group of the People's Party (PP) in the City Council.[1]

In July 2018, he was appointed member of the National Executive Committee of the People's Party after the election of Pablo Casado as leader of the Party.[2]

In January 2019 he was designated candidate of the PP to be the next Mayor of Madrid.[3] Almeida was elected Mayor in June 15, 2019 with the support of liberal party Ciudadanos and far-right Vox.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "José Luis Martínez-Almeida, un abogado del Estado de verbo ágil para sustituir a Esperanza Aguirre". ELMUNDO (in Spanish). 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2019-06-15.
  2. ^ Press, Europa (2018-07-26). "Casado incorpora a Martínez Almeida, Díaz Ayuso, Vera y González Terol en el nuevo Comité Ejecutivo del PP". www.europapress.es. Retrieved 2019-06-15.
  3. ^ "Isabel Díaz Ayuso y Martínez-Almeida, candidatos del PP a la Comunidad y al Ayuntamiento de Madrid". abc (in Spanish). 2019-01-11. Retrieved 2019-06-15.
  4. ^ Rodríguez-Pina, Gloria; Mateo, Juan José (2019-06-15). "El popular Martínez Almeida, alcalde de Madrid con los votos de Ciudadanos y la ultraderecha". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2019-06-15.