Renato de Jesus is confirmed dead at the age of 67.
Renato was best known as a Brazilian politician.
Renato de Jesus
City councilor of Belford Roxo
In office
1993–1995
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro
In office
1995–2002
In office
January 1, 2005 – 2006
In office
August 14, 2008 – 2010
Personal details
Born(1963-02-27)February 27, 1963
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DiedJune 15, 2020(2020-06-15) (aged 57)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Political partyLiberal Party (PR)
Other political
affiliations
ProfessionPolitician
José Renato de Jesus (February 27, 1963 – June 15, 2020), better known simply as Renato de Jesus, was a Brazilian Politician from the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Career
De Jesus started his political career in 1992 when he ran was elected City councilor of Belford Roxo. He remained in City council from 1993 to 1995.
In 1994, he decided to run and was later elected Member of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro. He kept his post as a State Deputy for two consecutive tenures between 1995 and 2002 after been reelected once in 1998.
In 2002, he unsuccessfully attempted reelection. Although he failed to secure enough votes in order to be directly elected, he was appointed suplente, a substitute Deputy that only takes office if a permanent or temporary vacancy within this coalition occurs.
On January 1st, 2005, he took office as a State Deputy due to the permanent vacancy of fellow Deputy Otavio Leite, who resigned after been elected Vice mayor of Rio de Janeiro. This time, De Jesus remained in power between 2005 and 2006.
In 2006, De Jesus failed to be directly elected and once again was appointed suplente.
On August 14, 2008, he took once again took office as a State Deputy due to a permanent vacancy. This time he succeded Álvaro Lins, impeached due to a corruption scandal.
In 2010 and 2014 he failed to be directly elected and was appointed suplente on both occasions. Both times however, no vacancy occurred within his coalition.
His political career ended after he decided to not run at the 2018 elections.
Death
On June 15, 2020, De Jesus died in Rio de Janeiro due to complications brought on by COVID-19.
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