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Who is Ignacio Mier, new coordinator of Morena in San Lázaro?

Nacho Mier, as his friends and family tell him, is a federal deputy for Morena and for two years he has been president of the Administration Committee in the Chamber of Deputies. He is known to be a good political operator. Silent and good businessman. Those who know him describe him as accurate, respectful and very cautious.

With a PRI past, he is a Puebla politician and very close to the president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to the extent of entrusting him with the 2018 Federal election in his native state of Puebla.

He is 59 years old and is originally from Tecamachalco, Puebla, and one of the main tasks that he was commissioned to do was to reengineer the positions and expenses of the Chamber of Deputies since September 2018, when the 64th Legislature began.

Ignacio Mier announced that the elimination of 3,000 legislative positions for “aviators” that existed in San Lázaro was achieved and the San Lázaro operation was reduced from 7,295 to 4,352 employees, achieving annual savings of 935 million pesos per year.

At the head of the Administration Committee was one of the legislators closest to the outgoing Morena parliamentary coordinator, Mario Delgado, and many of the tenders or contract assignments made by the Chamber of Deputies during the Fourth Transformation passed through his signature.

One of his passions is reading, besides that he likes to exercise a lot and his favorite food as a good poblano is mole and he always likes to show off the gastronomy of his state.

He is an expert in financial and public security issues, in addition to being a good political negotiator with all parties.

Within the parliamentary group, he is vice-coordinator of Transparency. He has also been responsible for the coordination and organization of Morena in Sinaloa and Durango for the electoral processes of 2016 and 2018.

In 2006 he promoted the useful vote in favor of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, then the presidential candidate of the First the Poor Coalition.

In 2011 he joined the National Regeneration Movement and coordinated the campaign in Puebla for the 2012 election.

He was Secretary General of the Puebla City Council (2005-2008), Federal Deputy for Puebla LVI Legislature (November 1994-August 1997) and Local Deputy of Puebla LII Legislature (1993-1996).