Ismael Hernández

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ismael Alfredo Hernández Deras (born Victoria de Durango, February 20, 1964) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as Governor of the State of Durango from September 15, 2004 to September 14, 2010. Hernández has previously served as municipal president (mayor) and senator.

He studied at the ESIMA (Escuela Secundaria Ignacio Manuel Altamirano) in the capital, Durango. He is an accountant with a title from the Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, where he was a student leader. From 1989 until 1992, he was president of the Revolutionary Juvenile Front in Durango, and at the same time a local member of the Chamber of Deputies.

Between 1992 and 1995 he was an elected into the Chamber of Deputies for the state of Durango, and during the time between 1992 and 1994, he was state president of the PRI.

In 1994, he was elected Federal Deputy for Durango, ending in 1997. From 1995 until 1998 he was Secretary General of the "Confederación Nacional de Organizaciones Populares en Durango" and was elected a state senator between 1997 and 2000.

He was elected mayor of Durango in 1998. In 2000 he was elected senator.In 2003 he was elected governor of the state of Durango. He ended his tenure when he became governor of the state on September 15, 2004 until 2010.

Ismael Hernandez Deras was elected senator in the recent elections of 2012.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-10. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
Preceded by
Ángel Sergio Guerrero
Governor of Durango
Succeeded by
Jorge Herrera Caldera