Roberto Rivera Ruiz
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Roberto Rivera Ruiz
Roberto Rivera Ruiz de Porras
Speaker of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Acting

August 29, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Jaime Perelló
Carlos Johnny Méndez
Speaker pro tempore of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

January 2, 2013 - January 2, 2017
Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló
José Torres Zamora
Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives from the 39th District

January 2, 2001
Epifanio Jiménez
Member of the Municipal Assembly of Carolina

January 2, 1989 - January 1, 2001
Personal details
Born
Roberto Rivera Ruíz de Porras

(1950-10-28) October 28, 1950 (age 69)
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Political partyPopular Democratic Party (PPD)
Children2
Alma materCaribbean University

Roberto Rivera Ruiz de Porras (born October 28, 1950) is a Puerto Rican politician affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). He has been a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives since 2001 representing District 39. Since 2013, he is serving as Speaker pro tempore of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico.

Early years and studies

Roberto Rivera Ruiz de Porras was born in Ponce on October 28, 1950. He studied at the Colegio San Juan Bosco in the Barrio Cantera.

Rivera Ruiz de Porras completed a degree in Business Management from Caribbean University.

Professional career

Rivera worked for 29 years in the banking industry.

Political career

Rivera began his political career when he became a member of the Municipal Assembly of Carolina in 1989. He served in that position until 2000, when he decided to run for the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico representing District 40. He was elected at the 2000 general election.[1]

Rivera was reelected in 2004, 2008, and 2012. After being reelected in that last election, he was appointed as the House's Speaker pro tempore.[2]

Personal life

Rivera is married and has two children.

References

  1. ^ "Representantes de Distrito, Resultados Distrito 40". CEEPUR. December 19, 2000.
  2. ^ "Jaime Perelló: presidente de la Cámara con amplio apoyo". NotiCel. November 14, 2012.
House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Preceded by
Epifanio Jiménez
Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
from the 39th District

2004-Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Magdalena Martínez
Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
from the 40th District

2001-2004
Succeeded by
Epifanio Jiménez
Political offices
Preceded by
Jaime Perelló
Speaker of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Acting

2016-2017
Succeeded by
Carlos Johnny Méndez

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