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Elida Maria Vigo is an Argentine politician. She sits in the Argentine Senate representing Misiones Province in the majority block of the Front for Victory.
Vigo followed the left wing politics of Jorge Abelardo Ramos who described his ideology as the 'National Left'. She founded a party, the Movement for a New Country, which is part of the electoral alliance, the Front for the Renewal of Concordia. This Front was formed by Radicals and Peronists to support then governor Carlos Rovira and which supports the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her predecessor Nestor Kirchner and their Front for Victory.
Vigo moved to Misiones in 1975. She served as a councillor in Posadas from 1987 until 1991, then served as a provincial deputy until 1995. From 1995 she was subsecretary of women and families in Misiones until 1996. From 1999 until 2002 she was deputy representative of Misiones Province in Buenos Aires, then returned to Misiones to become subsecretary of government.
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