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Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez

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Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (born May 13, 1954)[1] is a left-wing Mexican politician previously affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution, the Unified Socialist Party of Mexico, the Mexican Socialist Party and the Mexican Communist Party. He served as the 4th Head of Government of the Federal District from 2005 to 2006. Encinas serves in the upper house of Congress as senator representing the State of Mexico.

Alejandro Encinas
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Senator for the State of Mexico
In office
1 September 2012 – 31 August 2018
Preceded byUlises Ramírez Núñez
Succeeded byJuan Zepeda Hernández
4th Head of Government of the Federal District
In office
2 August 2005 – 4 December 2006
Preceded byAndrés Manuel López Obrador
Succeeded byMarcelo Ebrard
Government Secretary of the Federal District
In office
21 March 2003 – 2 August 2005
Preceded byJosé Agustín Ortiz Pinchetti
Succeeded byRicardo Ruíz Suárez
Secretary of Economic Development of the Federal District
In office
5 December 2000 – 18 February 2002
Preceded byLeticia Calzada Gómez
Succeeded byJenny Saltiel Cohen
Secretary of the Environment of the Federal District
In office
5 December 1997 – 4 December 2000
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byClaudia Sheinbaum
Personal details
Born (1954-05-13) 13 May 1954 (age 65)
Mexico City
Political partyIndependent (2015-present)
Other political
Democratic Revolution (Before 2015)
ResidenceState of Mexico

Alejandro Encinas has a degree in economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He is a former researcher of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and served twice in the Chamber of Deputies (1985–1988 and 1991–1994).

In 2000 he ran for chief administrator (Spanish: delegado) of Álvaro Obregón, a borough of Mexico City. He lost against the conservative Luis Eduardo Zuno Chavira.

Encinas served in the cabinet of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) until AMLO's resignation. He was the Head of Government of the Federal District from August 1, 2005, to December 4, 2006. He was succeeded by Marcelo Ebrard.

Encinas' provided official support for López Obrador's presidential campaign during the 2006 Mexican general election, and later support of the blockade of avenues in Mexico City.[citation needed]

He is also the Minister of Environment, Minister of Economic Development, Government Secretary and Head of Government of the Federal District.[2]


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  2. ^ "Official Political Site". Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014.

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Preceded by
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Head of Government of the Federal District
2005— 2006
Succeeded by
Marcelo Ebrard