Second Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua

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District Chih-II

The Second Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua (II Distrito Electoral Federal de Chihuahua) 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 nine such districts in the state of Chihuahua.

It elects one deputy to the lower house of Congress for each three-year legislative period, by means of the first past the post system.

District territory[edit]

Under the 2005 districting scheme, Chihuahua's Second District covers the western portion of Ciudad Juárez and of the surrounding municipality of Juárez.[1]

The district's head town (cabecera distrital), where results from individual polling stations are gathered together and collated, is the city of Ciudad Juárez.

Previous districting schemes[edit]

1996–2005 district[edit]

Almost exactly the same as the current configuration.[2]

1979–1996 district[edit]

Between 1979 and 1996, the Second District was located in the south of the state, centred on the city of Hidalgo del Parral.

Deputies returned to Congress from this district[edit]

Mexico Parties
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PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI
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PT Party (Mexico).svg PT
PVE Party (Mexico).svg PVEM
Movimiento Ciudadano.svg MC
PNA Party (Mexico).svg PANAL


  1. ^ Instituto Federal Electoral. "Condensado de Chihuahua" (PDF). Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Instituto Federal Electoral. "Distritación de 1996 de Chihuahua" (PDF). Retrieved 9 November 2008.