Lúcia Lobato


1965 –


Who is Lúcia Lobato?

Lúcia Maria Brandão Freitas Lobato is an East Timorese politician, currently serving as Minister of Justice. She is a member of the National Parliament, representing the Social Democratic Party.

Lobato was born in Liquiçá, and is a lawyer.

She was elected to the Constituent Assembly in the August 2001 parliamentary election, taking her seat on September 15, 2001.

Lobato was a candidate in the April 2007 presidential election, and the only female candidate. She received fifth place and 8.86% of the vote.

In the June 2007 parliamentary election, Lobato was re-elected to Parliament as the third name on the joint candidate list of the PSD and the Timorese Social Democratic Association. In the government of Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão, sworn in on August 8, 2007, she was appointed Minister of Justice.


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