Baja California State Electoral Districts - Distritos Electorales Estatales de Baja California

State electoral districts as of 2019

The state electoral districts of Baja California are the 17 units into which the territory of Baja California is divided for the purpose of elections. Each district elects a state deputy, who occupies a seat in the State Congress, for a period of three years, re-eligible for up to two terms. Additionally, eight deputies are elected under the principle of proportional representation divided according to the number of votes per political party.

Constituencies were fixed in number of 17 in 2015 [ 1 ] [ 2 ] , when a legal reform expanded the representativad of the Congress of the State so far was 16 districts. The division of districts is made taking into account demographics. A redistricting approved in 2015 will take effect after the 2019 elections . [ 3 ]

In any case, each municipality has at least one electoral district. Tijuana has 8, Mexicali has 5, Ensenada with 2, Tecate with 1 and Playas de Rosarito with 1.

Mexicali

1st district

One of the most important roads in Mexicali
Tecate City Hall in the Historic Center

This electoral district corresponds to the Mexicali Valley area, located in the northeast of the municipality. It is the main area of ​​the agricultural valley and in it are the cities of Ciudad Guadalupe Victoria (Baja California) , Ciudad Morelos (Baja California) and Algodones .

2nd district

It corresponds to the northern part of the valley, bordering the urban area of ​​Mexicali to the west. Among the localities are the Mesa Arenosa Andrade, the Ejido Querétaro, also here is the General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport .

3rd district

This district belongs to the eastern part of the city of Mexicali. In it are the Independencia neighborhood, the San Pedro neighborhood. Among the places of interest are the Civic Center, the Technological Institute of Mexicali, Ciudad Deportiva and CETYS University.

4th district

The district corresponds to the western zone of Mexicali, the other half more to the west of the city. The Historic Center, the Progreso Industrial Park, and other subdivisions.

5th district

It corresponds to the rest of the municipality comprised by other community ejidos, its district head is San Felipe, forming part of it, as well as the Sierra Cucapah and the Laguna Salada.

Tecate

6th district

It corresponds to the entire municipality of Tecate from its border with Mexicali to the south with Ensenada, the north with the United States and to the west, it takes the northeast area of ​​the municipality of Tijuana. Among the towns are Tecate , La Rumorosa and in Tijuana, Valle Redondo.

Tijuana

7th district

Tijuana urban area

This district covers the eastern part of the municipality from the border with the United States to the north, it includes part of the Otay-Centenario and La Presa delegations.

8th district

This district located in the urban area of ​​the city, goes from the border with the United States and includes part of the Cerro Colorado, Otay-Centenario and La Mesa delegation.

9th district

This district includes the Tijuana International Airport , the rest of the Otay Centenario delegation, part of the La Mesa delegation and Zona Río.

10th district

The tenth district corresponds to the historic center of the city, it goes from the border line with San Diego, in the Centro delegation to the limits with the Playas de Tijuana and San Antonio de los Buenos delegations.

11th district

Colonias south of Tijuana

The entire coastal area of ​​the municipality of Tijuana and practically the entire Playas de Tijuana delegation corresponds to district 11. In it is the Plaza Monumental, the Malecón de Playas, the Ibero-American University and the highway to the south of the peninsula begins.

12th district

This district is mainly maquiladora, in it are the main industrial areas of the city, it belongs to part of the San Antonio de los Buenos and Sánchez Taboada delegation.

13th district

Also located south of the city, it is one of the most insecure and poorly planned areas of Tijuana. In it is the Sánchez Taboada delegation. It is one of the most populated in the city.

14th district

Playas del Rosarito is the youngest municipality in Baja California

District 14 corresponds to the rest of the eastern area and the rural area of ​​the municipality. It goes from the urban area to the limits with Ensenada, Tecate and Playas de Rosarito.

Rosarito Beaches

15th district

This district covers the north of the Ensenada municipality (with the exception of Valle de Guadalupe and the city of Ensenada) and the entire municipality of Playas de Rosarito. La Misión, Valle de la Trinidad, Rosarito, Primo Tapia and the Sierra Juárez National Park, are some towns and places of interest in these areas.

Ensenada

Ensenada Port

16th district

The district belongs to the Ensenada Bay, the port and the Valle de Guadalupe area, practically the tourist area and head of the municipality.

17th district

This district is made up of the San Quintín Valley and the rest of the Ensenada municipality, including towns such as Bahía de los Ángeles. It is bordered to the south by Baja California Sur. Isla Cedros is also included in this district.

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