Rubén Moreira Valdez
|Rubén Moreira Valdez|
Valdez in 2014
|Governor of Coahuila|
1 December 2011
|Preceded by||Jorge Torres López|
18 April 1963 |
|Political party||Institutional Revolutionary Party|
|Spouse(s)||Alma Carolina Viggiano Austria|
Rubén Ignacio Moreira Valdéz (April 18, 1963 in Saltillo, Coahuila) is a Mexican politician, lawyer and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Moreira has served as the Governor of Coahuila since December 1, 2011, having won the 2011 gubernatorial election. He previously held a seat in the federal Chamber of Deputies of Mexico from 2009 to 2011.
Rubén Moreira won the 2011 Coahuila gubernatorial election on July 3, 2011, with 62% of the popular vote, holding the state for the PRI. His closest opponent in the election, Guillermo Anaya Llamas of PAN, received 35% of the vote.
Moreira took office as Governor on December 1, 2011.
- "C7/3/2011: Results from the State of Mexico, Coahuila, and Nayarit elections (Mitofsky data)". Woodrow Wilson Center: Mexico Institute's Election Guide. 2011-07-03. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
- "Chairman of Mexico's PRI Party Humberto Moreira Resigns Amid Scandal". Hispanically Speaking News. 2011-12-03. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
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