Rodrigo Pacheco (politician)

Rodrigo Otavio Soares Pacheco (born 3 November 1976) is a Brazilian politician and lawyer, serving as the President of the Federal Senate and of the National Congress of Brazil. Although born in Rondônia, he has spent his political career representing Minas Gerais, having served as senator since 2019.[2][3] He previously served in the chamber of deputies from 2015 to 2019.[4]

Rodrigo Pacheco
Senador Rodrigo Pacheco.jpg
Pacheco in 2019
President of the Federal Senate
Assumed office
1 February 2021
Preceded byDavi Alcolumbre
Senator for Minas Gerais
Assumed office
1 February 2019
Senate DEM Leader
In office
6 February 2019 – 1 February 2021
Preceded byRonaldo Caiado
Succeeded byMarcos Rogério
Federal Deputy for Minas Gerais
In office
1 February 2015 – 31 January 2019
Personal details
Born
Rodrigo Otavio Soares Pacheco

(1976-11-03) 3 November 1976 (age 44)
Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil
Political partyPSD (2021–present)
Other political
affiliations
DEM (2018–21)
MDB (2010–18)

Personal lifeEdit

Pacheco was born to Helio Cota Pacheco and Marta Maria Soares.[4] Prior to becoming a politician Pacheco worked as a lawyer,[5] with emphasis of criminal justice prosecution.[6]

Political careerEdit

Pacheco voted in favor of the impeachment motion of then-president Dilma Rousseff,[7] and he would abstain in a vote for a similar corruption investigation into Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.[8] He voted in favor of the 2017 Brazilian labor reforms.[9] On 22 October 2021, Pacheco announced affiliation to PSD as presidential pre-candidate to 2022 Brazilian general election.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www4.planalto.gov.br/centrodeestudos/assuntos/manual-de-redacao-da-presidencia-da-republica/manual-de-redacao.pdf
  2. ^ Services (ICS), International Consulting; Services (ICS), International Consulting. "Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff fails to win Senate seat ICSLATAM.COM". icslatam.com. Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  3. ^ "Rodrigo Pacheco - MG" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b "RODRIGO PACHECO – Biografia". Câmara dos Deputados do Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Rodrigo Pacheco 250 (DEM) Senador - Minas Gerais - Eleições 2018" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Saiba mais sobre Rodrigo Pacheco senador eleito por Minas" (in Portuguese). 7 October 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Reforma trabalhista: como votaram os deputados" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 27 April 2017. Archived from the original on 9 April 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Veja como deputados votaram no impeachment de Dilma, na PEC 241, na reforma trabalhista e na denúncia contra Temer" [See how deputies voted in the impeachment of Dilma, in PEC 241, in the labor reform and in the denunciation against Temer] (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Como votou cada deputado sobre a denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 9 April 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Pacheco confirma que se filiará ao PSD" (in Portuguese). 22 October 2021.
Political offices
Preceded by
President of the Federal Senate
2021–present
Incumbent
Federal Senate
Preceded by
Senate DEM Leader
2019–21
Succeeded by
Lines of succession
Preceded by

as Vice President of Brazil
Brazilian presidential line of succession
2nd in line
as President of the Federal Senate
Followed by
Luiz Fux
as President of the Supreme Federal Court
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Foreign ambassadors
Brazilian order of precedence
5th in order
as President of the National Congress
Followed by
Arthur Lira
as President of the Chamber of Deputies