Third Federal Electoral District of Coahuila

District Coah-III

The Third Federal Electoral District of Coahuila (III Distrito Electoral Federal de Coahuila) is one of the 300 Electoral Districts into which Mexico is divided for the purpose of elections to the federal Chamber of Deputies and one of seven such districts in the state of Coahuila.

It elects one deputy to the lower house of Congress for each three-year legislative period, by means of the first past the post system.

District territory

Under the 2005 districting scheme, Coahuila's Second District is located in the central-eastern portion of the state and covers the municipalities of Abasolo, Arteaga, Candela, Castaños, Escobedo, General Cepeda, Juárez, Monclova, Progreso, Ramos Arizpe, Sabinas and Sacramento.[1]

The district's head town (cabecera distrital), where results from individual polling stations are gathered together and collated, is the city of Monclova.