Zenaide Maia

Zenaide Maia
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Maia in 2019
Senator for Rio Grande do Norte
Assumed office

1 February 2019
Federal Deputy for Rio Grande do Norte
In office

1 February 2015 – 31 January 2019
Secretary of Health for São Gonçalo do Amarante
In office

In office

Personal details
Born (1954-11-27) 27 November 1954 (age 65)

Brejo do Cruz, Paraíba, Brazil
Political party PROS (2019–)

PHS (2018–2019)

PR (2008–2018)

Zenaide Maia Calado Pereira dos Santos (born 27 November 1954) better known as Zenaide Maia is a Brazilian politician and medic. Although born in Paraíba, she has spent her political career representing Rio Grande do Norte, having served as state senator since 2019.[1] She previously served in the chamber of deputies from 2015 to 2019, and served as secretary of health for São Gonçalo do Amarante from 1991 to 1992 and from 2009 to 2011.[2]

Personal life [ edit ]

Maia is the daughter of João Gonçalves Maia and Anunciada Cecilia da Silva.[2] She is married to Jaime Calado, who from 2009 to 2016 was the mayor of São Gonçalo do Amarante.[3]

Political career [ edit ]

Maia voted against the impeachment motion of then-president Dilma Rousseff.[4] She voted in opposition to the 2017 Brazilian labor reforms,[5] and would vote in favor of opening a corruption investigation into Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.[6]

In the 2018 Brazilian general election Maia was elected to the federal senate with 660,315 votes, along with Styvenson Valentimfrom the state of Rio Grande do Norte.[7]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Senador Zenaide Maia – RN" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b "ZENAIDE MAIA – Biografia". Câmara dos Deputados do Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  3. ^ Almeida, Alisson (16 March 2010). "Jaime Calado diz que PR foi "coerente" ao decidir apoiar Iberê" (in Portuguese). No Minuto. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Reforma trabalhista: como votaram os deputados" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 27 April 2017. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Veja como deputados votaram no impeachment de Dilma, na PEC 241, na reforma trabalhista e na denúncia contra Temer" [See how deputies voted in the impeachment of Dilma, in PEC 241, in the labor reform and in the denunciation against Temer] (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Como votou cada deputado sobre a denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). Carta Capital. 4 August 2017. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  7. ^ Rafael, Norton (7 October 2018). "Capitão Styvenson (Rede) e Dra. Zenaide (PHS) são eleitos senadores pelo RN" (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
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