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First Federal Electoral District of Nayarit

The First Federal Electoral District of Nayarit (I Distrito Electoral Federal de Nayarit) 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 three such districts in the state of Nayarit.

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

The First Federal Electoral District of Nayarit is in the north of the state and covers the municipalities of Acaponeta, El Nayar, Huajicori, Rosamorada, Ruiz, Santiago Ixcuintla, Tecuala and Tuxpan.[1]

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

Previous districting schemes

1996–2005 district

Between 1996 and 2005, Nayarit's First District covered the same territory as at present, with the exception of the municipality of El Nayar, which belong to the Second District.[2]

Deputies returned to Congress from this district

Parties
PAN
PRI
PRD
PT
PVEM
MC
PANAL
PSD

References and notes

  1. ^ Instituto Federal Electoral. "Condensado de Nayarit". Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Instituto Federal Electoral. "Distritación de 1996 de Nayarit". Retrieved 9 November 2008. 
  3. ^ Ochoa Zaragoza requested a leave of absence to compete (successfully) for the governorship of Nayarit.

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