Third Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua

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District Chih-III

The Third Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua (III 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 Third District covers the eastern portion of Ciudad 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]

As at present, the Third District covered a portion of the Ciudad Juárez urban area.

Deputies returned to Congress from this district[edit]

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


2 July 2006 General Election: Third District of Chihuahua
Party or Alliance Candidate Votes Percentage
National Action Party Green tickY Cruz Pérez Cuéllar 64,827
51.12 / 100
Alliance for Mexico
Antonio Candelas Alvarado 33,270
26.23 / 100
Coalition for the Good of All
(PRD, PT, Convergencia)
Juvicela Enríquez Romero 16,766
13.23 / 100
New Alliance Party Sergio Guillermo Armendariz Díaz 6,855
5.41 / 100
Social Democratic and Peasant Alternative Benjamín Quezada Martínez 2,973
2.34 / 100
Red XN Unregistered candidates 193
0.15 / 100
Red XN Spoilt papers 1,927
1.52 / 100
Total 126,821
100 / 100
Source: Instituto Federal Electoral.[4]


  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. 
  3. ^ Jáquez Provencio resigned his seat in Congress upon being elected Municipal President of Ciudad Juárez.
  4. ^ Instituto Federal Electoral. "Chihuahua. Elección de Diputados por el principio de mayoría relativa". Retrieved 2008-11-08.