|Secretary of the Interior|
3 January 1998 –21 May 1999
|Preceded by||Emilio Chuayffet|
|Succeeded by||Diódoro Carrasco Altamirano|
|Governor of Sinaloa|
1 January 1987 –31 December 1992
|Preceded by||Antonio Toledo Corro|
|Succeeded by||Renato Vega Alvarado|
Francisco Labastida Ochoa
August 14, 1942
Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
|Parents||Gloria Ochoa de Labastida|
Dr. Eduardo Labastida Kofahl
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José Adalberto Castro (PRI)
Martha Sofía Tamayo (PRI)
Joaquín Montaño (PAN)
| Senator for Sinaloa in the LX and LXI Legislature of the Mexican Congress |
(serving with Mario López Valdéz (PRI)
and María Serrano Serrano (PAN)
2006 - 2012
| PRI presidential candidate |
| Secretary of the Interior |
Antonio Toledo Corro
| Governor of Sinaloa |
Renato Vega Alvarado