Enrique Peña Nieto

President of Mexico, Office of the Presidency

Enrique Peña Nieto joined public service at an
early age, occupying several positions in the
government of the State of Mexico. From 2000 to
2002, he was Secretary of Administration and
from 2003 to 2004, he was elected Representative
of the 13th District in the 65th Session of the
State of Mexico, where he was Coordinator of the
Parliamentary Group of the Institutional
Revolutionary Party. In 2005, Enrique Peña Nieto ran for the
governorship of the State of Mexico. During his
campaign, he toured the state, listening to people
and signing commitments before a notary,
ranging from remodeling clinics and schools to
building roads and hospitals.
After a successful campaign, he was elected
govern or of the State of Mexico, during the
period from 16 September 2005 to 15 September
2011.
During his term as governor, Enrique Peña Nieto
achieved significant progress in infrastructure and
public services, particularly in health. He
restructured finances in the State of Mexico,
reducing public debt and increasing expenditure
targeting works and programs, without the need
to increase taxes. In 2011, at the end of his term as governor,
Enrique Peña Nieto expressed his hopes of
running for the presidency. After an intense
electoral campaign, characterized by the signing
of national and state commitments, he won the
elections on 1 July 2012.
As of 1 December, Enrique Peña Nieto is
President of Mexico. The main objective of his
government will ensure that the rights that the
Constitution confers on Mexicans move from
paper into practice.