|Secretary-General of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party of Madrid|
26 November 2000 – 4 June 2007
|Preceded by||Jaime Lissavetzky|
|Succeeded by||Tomás Gómez|
Rafael Simancas Simancas
1 July 1966
|Political party||Spanish Socialist Workers' Party|
|Alma mater||Complutense University of Madrid|
Born on 1 September 1966 in Kehl, West Germany, his parents were immigrants from Córdoba. He graduated in Political Science at the Complutense University of Madrid. He became a member of the Madrid City Council after the 1995 municipal election and renovated his seat in the 1999 election. He served as Secretary-General of the Socialist Party of Madrid from 2000 to 2007, when he was replaced by Tomás Gómez He ran as head of list of the PSOE list in the May 2003, October 2003 and 2007 regional elections. Following his exit from the regional legislature in February 2008, he has been member of the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th terms of the Congress of Deputies.
- "Simancas, el candidato marcado por el 'tamayazo'". El Mundo. 4 June 2007.
- "Aguirre se niega a hacer público su patrimonio, a diferencia de Simancas". El País. 13 September 2003.
- "Simancas se despedirá hoy de la Asamblea para saltar a la política nacional en el Congreso de los Diputados". Europa Press. 21 February 2008.
- "«Yo lo habría hecho mejor»". El Mundo. 21 February 2008.
- "Simancas Simancas, Rafael". Congress of Deputies.
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