Jayme Campos

Jayme Campos
Senador Jayme Campos.jpg
Campos in 2019
Senator for Mato Grosso
Assumed office

1 February 2019
In office

1 February 2007 – 31 January 2015
Mayor of Várzea Grande
In office

1 February 1997 – 31 December 2004
Governor of Mato Grosso
In office

15 March 1991 – 31 December 1994
Preceded by Edison Freitas de Oliveira
Succeeded by Dante de Oliveira
Personal details
Born (1951-09-13) 13 September 1951 (age 68)

Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Political party DEM

Jayme Veríssimo de Campos (born 13 September 1951) better known as Jayme Campos is a federal senator of Brazil representing his home state of Mato Grosso.[1] He was previously governor of Mato Grosso from 1991 to 1994 and also served as mayor of Várzea Grande from 1997 to 2004.[2]

Personal life [ edit ]

Campos' father Júlio Campos was also a senator and governor of Mato Grosso as well as mayor of Várzea Grande. Campos is married to Lucimar Campos, who in 2015 was elected mayor of Várzea Grande.[3] Campos had four children, two daughters and two sons: Michelle Campos Soares, Jaime Veríssimo de Campos Júnior, Carlos Eduardo Sacre de Campos, and Gisele Sacre de Campos.[4] His second oldest child, Jaime Jr., died in a car accident in May 2004 while driving home from his sister's wedding.[5]

Political career [ edit ]

Campos was elected to the federal senate for the first time in the 2006 Brazilian general election, winning 61% of the votes. After being defeated in 2015, Campos was re-elected to the federal senate in the 2018 Brazilian general election, along with Selma Arruda from the state of Mato Grosso.[6]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Jayme Campos - MT" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Jayme Campos 251 (DEM) Senador - Mato Grosso - Eleições 2018" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  3. ^ Schimanoski, Gabriele. "Lucimar é a 2ª mulher a comandar VG; Sarita assumiu nos anos de 1960" (in Portuguese). RD News. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  4. ^ ""Maior que a homenagem a Jaiminho, é a certeza de que este espaço servirá para a formação acadêmica, de ensino de milhares de crianças"" (in Portuguese). Blog do Valdemir. 24 February 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Morre filho de Jaime Campo" (in Portuguese). Gazeta Digital. 24 May 2004. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Juíza Selma Arruda (PSL) e Jayme Campos (DEM) são eleitos senadores por MT" (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. 7 October 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
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