Ruth Zavaleta Salgado (born August 27, 1966) is a Mexican politician. She was affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) until November 2009  but changed and is currently part of the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico. She is a founding member of the PRD and the first female PRD politician to serve as President of the Chamber of Deputies 2007-2008.
Ruth Zavaleta Salgado
|President of the Chamber of Deputies|
1 September 2007 – 31 August 2008
|Preceded by||María Elena Álvarez Bernal|
|Succeeded by||César Duarte Jáquez|
|4th Jefe Delegacional of Venustiano Carranza|
|Preceded by||María Guadalupe Morales Rubio|
|Succeeded by||Rocío Barrera Badillo|
|Born||27 August 1966|
|Political party||Ecologist Green Party of Mexico|
|Alma mater||National Autonomous University of Mexico|
Personal life and educationEdit
Zavaleta holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
In 1989 Zavaleta was one of the founders of the PRD. In 1997 Cuauhtemoc Cárdenas designated her as Secretary of Social Development in the government of the Mexican Federal District; she then served (1998–2000) as Secretary of Finance in the Mexican Federal District.
From 2000 to 2003 she served in the Legislative Assembly of the Mexican Federal District. In 2003 she was elected borough mayor (Jefe Delegacional) of Venustiano Carranza.
In 2006 Zavaleta won a seat in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico; hence she was serving during the LX Legislature of the Mexican Congress. In 2007 she was elected President of the Chamber of Deputies Directive Board for the second year of the LX Legislature (September 2007–August 2008).
- ^ http://www.cronica.com.mx/nota.php?id_nota=471524 Cronica 25 November 2009 Mexican Journal.
- ^ Ecological Green Party of Mexico Official Website
- ^ Enciclopedia Política de México 9 Tomo V. (PDF). Senade de la República - Instituto Belisario Domínguez. 2010.