María Teresa González

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María Teresa González
25th Senate of Puerto Rico
Assumed office
January 2, 2013
Personal details
Political party Popular Democratic Party (PPD)
Profession Politician

María Teresa González is a Puerto Rican politician from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). González was elected to the Senate of Puerto Rico in 2012.

Professional career and public service[edit]

González has worked as an administrative judge for the Special Education Program. She is also a conflict mediator with the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

González has also served as a Judicial Officer for the Municipal Legislature of Mayagüez. During Ferdinand Pérez tenure as Vice-President of the House of Representatives, González served as Administrative Director of his office. She also served as Deputy Director of the Housing and Urban Development Commission.

González is also director of the Luisa Capetillo shelters for victims of domestic violence. She has also worked as professor of Social Science and Humanity in different universities.[where?]

Political career[edit]

González decided to run for a seat in the Senate of Puerto Rico under the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). After winning a spot on the 2012 primaries, she was elected on the general elections to represent the District of Mayagüez.

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