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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
Laura Angélica Rojas Hernández (Female)
Year of birth
1975
Additional information
Elected on 5 Sep. 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Graciela Báez Ricardez (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 30 November 2018.

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
See historical data for this field.
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

Average age of all members
Not available
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
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.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas
Elections > Election results

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
113
Women Indirectly Elected
0
Women Appointed
0
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Women’s 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
Women's 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
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Women's Group
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details