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Mexico

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Chamber of Deputies

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Porfirio Muñoz Ledo (Male)
Year of birth
1933

Secretary general

Secretary general
Mauricio Farah Gevara (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 18 Dec. 2012.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
259
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
241
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
48.2% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
22
Youngest member
Jessica Salazar Trejo (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
72
Oldest member
Carlos Humberto Aceves (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Yes
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
259
Number of women elected
241
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
48.2%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
241

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
259
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
241
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Porfirio Muñoz Ledo (Male)
Political party
National Regeneration Movement (MORENA)
Date of election
01.09.2018
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1947
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1953
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1952