Between 1996 and 2005, the Twelfth District had a different configuration: it covered Tapachula municipality in its entirety, together with Cacahoatán and Unión Juárez, in addition to those other that it still covers at present.
The Twelfth District of Chiapas was created in 1996. Between 1979 and 1996, Chiapas only had nine federal electoral districts. The Tenth to Twelfth Districts elected their first deputies, to the 57st Congress, in 1997.
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