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María Cristina Díaz Salazar
Secretary General of the Institutional Revolutionary Party
Assumed office
November 30, 2012
Preceded byRicardo Aguilar Castillo
President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party
In office
December 2, 2011 – December 8, 2011
Preceded byHumberto Moreira
Succeeded byPedro Joaquín Coldwell
Personal details
Born (1958-09-17) 17 September 1958 (age 60)
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary

María Cristina Díaz Salazar is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).[1] She is a former municipal president (mayor) of Guadalupe, Nuevo León. Today, she is senator for the state of Nuevo León.

Education and professional career[edit]

Díaz Salazar studied law at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). She is an active member of the PRI who has occupied various positions inside her party including president of the PRI in Nuevo León. She has served as advisor for the IMSS, head of the National Institute of Migration in Nuevo León, local deputy in the Congress of Nuevo León, and has served in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico during the LVI and LIX Legislature. In 2006 she was elected to serve as municipal president (mayor) of the municipality of Guadalupe.

Duties in the Institutional Revolutionary Party[edit]

She was the secretary general of the PRI, until December 2, 2011. After the resignation of Humberto Moreira as President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, she became the interim president of the party; but when Pedro Joaquín Coldwell took office as president of the party, she became the secretary general of the party again on December 8, 2011.


  1. ^ "Declaran a Moreira y a Cristina Díaz "legítimamente electos"". La Crónica de Hoy (in Spanish). 9 January 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2011.