Mónica Fernández Balboa

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Mónica Fernández Balboa
Foto Perfil Mónica Fernández Balboa.jpg
President of the Senate
In office
1 September 2019 – 31 August 2020
Preceded byMartí Batres Guadarrama
Succeeded byEduardo Ramírez Aguilar
Senator of the Congress of the Union
from Tabasco
Assumed office
1 September 2018
Preceded byCarlos Manuel Merino Campos
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
for Tabasco's 6th district
In office
1 September 2006 – 31 August 2009
Preceded byAmalin Yabur Elías
Succeeded byJosé Córdova Hernández
Personal details
Born (1966-07-04) 4 July 1966 (age 54)
Teapa, Tabasco, Mexico
Political partyMorena Party (Mexico).png MRN
Other political
PRD logo (Mexico).svg PRD (until 2014)
EducationUniversidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

Mónica Fernández Balboa (born 4 July 1966) is a Mexican architect and politician from the National Regeneration Movement, serving as a Senator in the LXIV Legislature of the Mexican Congress from Tabasco. From September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021 she served as President of the Senate. As a member of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, from 2006 to 2009, she served as a federal deputy in the LX Legislature.[1]

Since September 1, 2019, Fernandez Balboa has been President of the Senate. She was elected to the Presidency of the Senate with 110 votes in favor, one against, and two abstentions.[2]


  1. ^ "Perfil del legislador". Legislative Information System. Retrieved 18 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Mónica Fernández será la nueva presidenta de Mesa Directiva del Senado" [Mónica Fernández will be the new president of the Senate Board of Directors], El Segundero.com (in Spanish), Aug 31, 2019, retrieved Aug 31, 2019 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)