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Graco Luis Ramírez Garrido Abreu (born 26 June 1949, in Villahermosa, Tabasco) is a Mexican left-wing politician affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) who serves in the upper house of Congress as senator representing the State of Morelos. He was former Governor of Morelos for the 2012–2018 term, since he won the state election in 2012.

Graco Ramírez
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Ramírez in Mexico, 2014
Governor of Morelos
In office
1 October 2012 – 1 October 2018
Preceded by Marco Antonio Adame
Succeeded by Cuauhtémoc Blanco
President of the National Conference of Governors
In office
19 November 2016 – 3 May 2017
Preceded by Gabino Cué Monteagudo
Succeeded by Miguel Angel Mancera
Personal details
Born (1949-06-26) June 26, 1949 (age 69)
Villahermosa, Tabasco
Political party Party of the Democratic Revolution
Profession Lawyer

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Personal life and educationEdit

Graco Ramírez holds a bachelor's degree in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is the son of a member of the Mexican armed forces.[1]

He also is part of the group known as Toby's Club which is a group of prominent people that control most of the important projects in the state, the groups has: notaries, artists, judges, businessmen.

Political careerEdit

Graco Ramírez began his political career as an Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) member; he served as president of the PRI in Tabasco. He then became a founder and member of the Socialist Worker's Party, the Mexican Socialist Party and the Party of the Democratic Revolution.

Graco Ramírez has served more than one term in the lower house of Congress. In 2006 he was elected senator, hence he served in the upper house of Congress during the LX and LXI Legislatures (2006–2012).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marco Antonio Adame
Governor of Morelos
2012–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent