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José Ignacio PEREZ SAENZ

President of the Government of La Rioja

José Ignacio PEREZ SAENZ, Spanish President of the Government of La Rioja.


PEREZ SAENZ, José Ignacio was born on November 7, 1951 in Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain.


Degree in law, University of Barcelona.


Former Councillor, Calahorra. Former member, Commisssions of Town Planning, Education and Culture, and former Head of Police Delegation, Calahorra. Member. Regional Executive, PSR-PSOE, since 1981.

Secretary, Training and Culture, PSR-PSOE, 1981-1983. Regional Deputy, PSR. Councillor for Education, Culture and Sport, 1983-1987.

President, La Rioja Autonomous Goverment, since 1990. Executive Secretary, PSR-PSOE. Member. Federation Committee, Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spanish Socialist Workers' Party).

Lawyer; former law lecturer, Universidad a Distancia.


Clubs: co-founder, Calahorra Cultural Association, and of Pablo Iglesias Foundation in La Rioja.