Second Federal Electoral District of Chiapas
The Second Federal Electoral District of Chiapas (II Distrito Electoral Federal de Chiapas) 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 12 such districts in the state of Chiapas.
The Second District of Chiapas is located in the Altos de Chiapas region and covers the municipalities of Aldama, Bochil, Chalchihuitán, Chapultenango, Chenalhó, Francisco León, Huitiupán, Ixhuatán, Jitotol, Larráinzar, Ocotepec, Pantelhó, Pantepec, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacán, Rayón, San Andrés Duraznal, San Juan Cancuc, Santiago el Pinar, Simojovel, Sitalá, Tapalapa and Tapilula.
The district's head town (cabecera distrital), where results from individual polling stations are gathered together and collated, is the city of Bochil.
Previous districting schemes
Between 1996 and 2005, the Second District was broadly located in the same region of Chiapas, but with a different composition. It covered municipalities from both the Los Altos region and the extreme north of the state: Amatán, Chapultenango, El Bosque, Francisco León, Huitiupan, Ixhuatán, Ixtacomitán, Ixtapangajoya, Jitotol, Juárez, Ostuacán, Pantepec, Pichucalco, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacán, Rayón, Reforma, Simojovel, Solosuchiapa, Sunuapa, Tapilula and Tapalapa. It was at that time centred on the city of Pichucalco.
Deputies returned to Congress from this district
- L Legislature
- 1976–1979: Fernando Correa Suárez (PRI)
- LI Legislature
- 1979–1982: Pedro Pablo Zepeda Bermúdez (PRI)
- LII Legislature
- 1982–1985: Arely Madrid Tovilla (PRI)
- LIII Legislature
- LIV Legislature
- 1988–1991: Javier López Moreno (PRI)
- LV Legislature
- LVI Legislature
- 1994–1997: Antonio Pérez Hernández (PRI)
- LVII Legislature
- 1997–2000: Francisco Javier Martínez Zorrilla (PRI)
- LVIII Legislature
- 2000–2003: Andrés Carballo Bustamante (PRI)
- LIX Legislature
- 2003–2006: María Elena Orantes López (PRI)
- LX Legislature
- 2006–2009: Víctor Ortiz del Carpio (PRI)