|Member of Congress|
26 July 2011 – 30 September 2019
26 July 2001 – 26 July 2011
|General Secretary of the Popular Action|
14 November 2009 – 12 November 2011
|President||Javier Alva Orlandini|
|Preceded by||Mesías Guevara|
|Succeeded by||Mesías Guevara|
Yonhy Lescano Ancieta
15 February 1959
|Political party||Popular Action (2000-present)|
|Independent (until 2000)|
Patricia Contador (m. 1986)
|Alma mater||Catholic University of Santa María (LLB)|
University of Chile (LLM)
Yonhy Lescano Ancieta (born 15 February 1959) is a Peruvian lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Popular Action party. He was a Congressman between 2001 until the dissolution of the Congress by Martín Vizcarra in 2019.
From 2009 to 2011, he was the Popular Action party's national secretary-general.
Education[change | change source]
From 1976 to 1980, Yonhy Lescano studied law at the Catholic University of Santa María in Arequipa. From 1984 to 2001, he worked as an independent lawyer in his own town in Puno. Additionally, he was a professor, lecturing law at the National University of the Altiplano (UNA) in Puno, from 1985 to 2001.
Political career[change | change source]
Congressman[change | change source]
In the 2001 elections, he was elected as Congressman to represent the Puno Region, on the list of the centrist Popular Action. He was re-elected in the 2006 elections, on the joint Center Front coalition list which grouped the AP, We Are Peru and the National Coordinators of Independents, and in the 2011 elections on the list of the Possible Peru Alliancelist, this time for the constituency of Lima, and in the 2016 elections for a final term, leaving office in 2019 in aftermath of the dissolution of the Congress by Martín Vizcarra. Lescano was one of the Congressmen who were in favor of the dissolution.
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