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Mexico

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theChamber of Deputies

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Mónica Fernández Balboa (Female)
Year of birth
1966
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Mauricio Farah Gevara (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 11 December 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
63
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
49.22% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Espinoza Claudia Esther Balderas (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
88
Oldest member
Hernández Ifigenia Martinez (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas
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