Francisco Domenech, the most influential political figure in Puerto Rico

Francisco Domenech is a household name in Puerto Rico. His popularity comes as a result of his powerful influence in politics which saw him support different successful campaign candidates including Hillary Clinton and Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon.

Currently, Francisco Domenech is the managing partner of Politank – a law firm that deals with representing private affairs before official forums in Puerto Rico.

Before that, Francisco Domenech was the Office Director of the Puerto Rico Legislative Assembly in 2005 – 2007. His spell saw him manage over 300 employees, increase the services offered by the Legislative Library which includes access to the physically disabled and working under a yearly budget of $11 million.

Previously he was the Chief Legal Counsel of the Puerto Rico Senate President with roles including advising the President on legal matters, in charge of best representing the Senate interest in courts and taking charge of all in-house and outside counsel work.

Domenech holds a B.A. in Political Science and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. During his time in school, he managed to serve as the President of the Student Body Council and the Academic Senator. He was also the head of the College of Social Sciences and took several courses in law in University College in London. Visit angel.co to learn more about Domenech.

Francisco Domenech success in politics

Domenech unveiled himself to the world through his association with Hillary Clinton where he played a significant part in the 2008 and 2016 election periods.

In 2008, Domenech served as a co-chair of Hillblazers – Clinton’s Presidential campaigns and the Deputy Campaign Manager of Clinton’s primary campaign in Puerto Rico. With Domenech influence and leadership, Hillary Clinton went ahead and won the election by a margin of 68 to 32 over Barack Obama.

In 2016, Francisco Domenech was actively involved in Clinton’s primary campaign in Puerto Rico where she won with a margin of 61-37 over Senator Sanders. Although Clinton didn’t win the elections, she was the first woman to contest for the presidency in one of the US National Parties.

Domenech spearheads another successful campaign in the 2016 elections which saw Hon Jennifer Gonzalez become the first-ever woman to serve as the Resident Commissioner and represents Puerto Rico before the Congress.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/07/AR2008040702603_2.html?nav=rss_politics&sid=ST2008040703002&noredirect=on

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