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Pancho Búrquez
Senator in the Congress of the Union
In office
1 September 2012 – 31 August 2018
Preceded byAlfonso Elías Serrano
President of the Urban Development Commission in the Congress of the Union
In office
1 September 2012 – 31 August 2018
Mayor of Hermosillo
In office
16 September 2000 – 15 September 2003
Preceded byJorge Eduardo Valencia Juillerat
Succeeded byMaría Dolores del Río
Personal details
Born (1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 61)
Hermosillo, Mexico
Alma materInstituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas

Pancho Búrquez (born 6 June 1958) is a Mexican politician and was member of the National Action Party (PAN) until his resignation in 2018. He is a senator in the LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Sonora.[1]


Búrquez in 2015

Búrquez was born in Hermosillo and earned his degree in industrial engineering at Tec de Monterrey, as well as a master's degree in high business administration from the IPADE. In the 1980s and 1990s, he directed various businesses. In 1994, he became president of the Northwest Delegation of COPARMEX.

His political career in the PAN began in 1997, and three years later, he was elected Municipal President of Hermosillo. In his three-year term, he was honored with a national anticorruption award from the CIDE. Between 2003 and 2005, he served as president, of the PAN party in the state of Sonora.[1]

He won election to the Senate for the LXII and LXIII Legislatures in 2012. He presides over the Urban Development and Land Use Commission in the Senate and also sits on the Science and Technology, Commerce and Industrial Development, and Energy Commissions.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Perfil del legislador". Legislative Information System. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
Preceded by
Municipal President of Hermosillo, Sonora
2000 - 2003
Succeeded by