Governor of the Buenos Aires Province

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The Governor of the Buenos Aires province is a citizen of the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina, holding the office of governor for the corresponding period. The governor is elected alongside a vice-governor. Currently the governor of Buenos Aires Province is Axel Kicillof since December 11, 2019.

Governor of the Buenos Aires Province
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Governor of the Buenos Aires Province
Incumbent
Axel Kicillof

since December 11, 2019
StyleSeñor/a Gobernador/a
ResidenceResidencia del Gobernador en La Plata
AppointerDirect vote
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderMiguel de Azcuénaga
Formation1812
Websitehttps://www.gba.gob.ar/
Casa de Gobierno de la Provincia de Buenos Aires

RequirementsEdit

To be able to be elected governor, the person must be an Argentine citizen and must have been born in Argentina, or be the child of an Argentine citizen if born in a foreign country.[1] The citizen must also be at least 30 years old,[1] and have at least 5 uninterrupted years of residence in the province if not natural from it. The term lasts 4 years, with the chance of a single reelection.

List of officeholdersEdit

Governor-intendantEdit

Period Governor
January 13, 1812 – February 10, 1813 Miguel de Azcuénaga (interim)
February 14, 1813 – April 16, 1815 Antonio González Balcarce
April 16, 1815 – May 19, 1815 Buenos Aires Cabildo (interim)
May 19, 1815 – June 8, 1818 Manuel Luis de Oliden
June 8, 1818 – Julio 30, 1818 José Rondeau
July 30, 1818 – November 12, 1818 Juan Ramón Balcarce
November 13, 1818 – March 16, 1819 Eustaquio Díaz Vélez (interim)
March 17, 1819 – February 9, 1820 Juan Ramón Balcarce
February 9, 1820 – February 11, 1820 Matías de Irigoyen

United Provinces of the Río de la Plata and the Argentine ConfederationEdit

Governors managing international relations of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata and the Argentine Confederation (de facto Heads of State).

Period Governor Portrait
February 11, 1820 – February 18, 1820 Matías de Irigoyen (interim)  
February 18, 1820 – March 6, 1820 Manuel de Sarratea (interim)  
March 6, 1820 – March 11, 1820 Juan Ramón González Balcarce (interim)  
March 11, 1820 – May 2, 1820 Manuel de Sarratea  
May 2, 1820 – June 20, 1820 Ildefonso Ramos Mexía  
June 20, 1820 – June 23, 1820 Buenos Aires Cabildo (interim)
June 23, 1820 – June 29, 1820 Miguel Estanislao Soler (interim)  
June 29, 1820 – September 20, 1820 Manuel Dorrego (interim)  
September 20, 1820 – April 2, 1824 Martín Rodríguez  
April 2, 1824 — March 7, 1826 Juan Gregorio de Las Heras  
March 7, 1826 — August 17, 1827 No provincial authorities during the short
existence of an official presidency
August 17, 1827 — December 1, 1828 Manuel Dorrego  
December 1, 1828 — June 26, 1829 Juan Galo Lavalle (de facto)  
June 26, 1829 — December 6, 1829 Juan José Viamonte (interim)  
December 6, 1829 — December 5, 1832 Juan Manuel de Rosas  
December 17, 1832 — November 4, 1833 Juan Ramón González Balcarce  
November 4, 1833 — June 27, 1834 Juan José Viamonte  
June 27, 1834 — March 7, 1835 Manuel Vicente Maza (interim)  
March 7, 1835 — February 3, 1852 Juan Manuel de Rosas  
February 3, 1852 — July 26, 1852 Vicente López y Planes (interim)  

Argentine ConfederationEdit

Governors without national power during the Argentine Confederation.

Period Governor Portrait
July 26, 1852 — September 4, 1852 Justo José de Urquiza
(provisional, at the same time Head of State as Provisional Director)
 
September 4, 1852 — September 11, 1852 José Miguel Galán (interim)

State of Buenos Aires (independent from Argentina)Edit

Period Governor Portrait
September 11, 1852 — October 31, 1852 Manuel Guillermo Pinto (interim)  
October 31, 1852 — December 7, 1852 Valentín Alsina  
December 7, 1852 — June 28, 1853 Manuel Guillermo Pinto (interim)  
June 28, 1853 — July 24, 1853 Junta de Representantes
July 24, 1853 — May 27, 1854 Pastor Obligado (provisional)  
May 27, 1854 – December 21, 1858 Pastor Obligado (constitutional)  
December 21, 1858 – November 8, 1859 Valentín Alsina  
November 8, 1859 – May 3, 1860 Felipe Llavallol (interim)  
May 3, 1860 – December 12, 1861 Bartolomé Mitre  

List of provincial governors before the enactment of the Sáenz Peña Law (1862–1914)Edit

Governor Term in office Party Notes Vice Governor
  Vicente Cazón 11 October 1862

15 October 1862
Independent Interim administration. Vacant
  Mariano Saavedra 15 October 1862

1 May 1866
Independent
  Adolfo Alsina 1 May 1866

10 October 1868
Autonomist
  Emilio Castro 10 October 1868

3 May 1872
Autonomist
  Mariano Acosta 3 May 1872

12 September 1874
Autonomist Resigned office.
  Álvaro Barros 12 September 1874

1 May 1875
Independent Interim administration.
  Carlos Casares 1 May 1875

1 May 1878
PAN Luis Sáenz Peña
  Carlos Tejedor 1 May 1878

1 July 1880
Independent Resigned after the
1880 Uprising.
José María Moreno
  José María Moreno 1 July 1880

18 July 1880
Independent Assumed office upon
Tejedor's resignation.
Vacant
  José María Bustillo 18 July 1890

11 October 1890
Independent Federal
interventor
appointed by
Nicolás Avellaneda
  Juan José Romero 11 October 1890

1 May 1881
Independent Federal
interventor
appointed by
Nicolás Avellaneda
  Dardo Rocha 1 May 1881

1 May 1894
PAN Adolfo Gonzales Chaves
  Carlos Alfredo D'Amico 1 May 1884

1 May 1887
Independent Matías Cardoso
  Máximo Paz 1 May 1887

1 May 1890
PAN Claudio Stegmann
  Julio A. Costa 1 May 1890

8 August 1893
PAN Víctor del Carril
  Juan Carlos Belgrano 8 August 1893

18 August 1893
UCR Governor during the
1893 Uprising.
Vacant
  Eduardo Olivera 18 August 1893

21 September 1893
PAN Federal
interventor
appointed by
Luis Sáenz Peña
  Lucio Vicente López 21 September 1893

1 May 1894
PAN Federal
interventor
appointed by
Luis Sáenz Peña
  Guillermo Udaondo 1 May 1894

1 May 1898
UCN José Inocencio Arias
  Bernardo de Irigoyen 1 May 1898

1 May 1902
UCR Alfredo Demarchi
  Marcelino Ugarte 1 May 1902

1 May 1906
PAN Adolfo Saldías
  Ignacio Darío Irigoyen 1 May 1906

1 May 1910
PAN Ezequiel de la Serna
  José Inocencio Arias 1 May 1910

12 September 1912
Independent Faustino de Lezica
  Ezequiel de la Serna 12 September 1912

15 March 1913
PAN Assumed office upon
Arias's death.
Vacant
  Eduardo Arana 15 March 1913

2 July 1913
PAN Provincial Senate president.
Assumed office upon de
la Serna's death.
Vacant
  Juan Manuel Ortiz de Rosas 2 July 1913

1 September 1913
PAN Luis García
  Luis García 1 September 1913

1 May 1914
PAN Assumed office upon
Ortiz de Rosas's death.
Vacant

List of governors since the enactment of the Sáenz Peña Law (1914–present)Edit

Governor Term in office Party Election Vice Governor
  Marcelino Ugarte 1 May 1914

25 April 1917
PAN 1913 Vicente Peralta Alvear
  José Luis Cantilo 25 April 1917

1 May 1918
UCR Federal
interventor
appointed by
Hipólito Yrigoyen
Vacant
  José Camilo Crotto 1 May 1918

20 May 1921
UCR 1918 Luis Monteverde
  Luis Monteverde 20 May 1921

1 May 1926
UCR Vacant
  José Luis Cantilo 1 May 1922

1 May 1926
UCR 1920 Emilio Solanet
  Valentin Vergara 1 May 1926

1 May 1930
UCR 1925 Victoriano de Ortúzar
  Nereo Crovetto 1 May 1930

11 September 1930
UCR 1929 Juan Garralda
  Carlos Meyer Pellegrini
(de facto)
11 September 1930

31 December 1930
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
Vacant
  Clodomiro Zavalía
(de facto)
31 December 1930

19 January 1931
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Carlos Meyer Pellegrini
(de facto)
19 January 1931

4 May 1931
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Mariano Vedia
(de facto)
4 May 1931

12 May 1931
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Manuel Ramón Alvarado
(de facto)
12 May 1931

2 October 1931
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Raymundo Meabe
(de facto)
2 October 1931

18 February 1932
PLC De facto
federal
interventor
  Honorio Pueyrredón Never took office UCR April
1931
Mario Guido
  Federico Martínez de Hoz 15 March 1935

20 January 1936
PDN November
1931
Raúl Díaz
  Raúl Díaz 15 March 1935

20 January 1936
PDN Vacant
  Edgardo J. Míguez 20 January 1936

18 February 1936
PDN
  Raúl Díaz 18 February 1936

7 March 1940
PDN
  Manuel Fresco 18 February 1936

7 March 1940
PDN 1935 Aurelio Amodeo
  Alberto Barceló Never took office PDN 1940 Edgardo J. Míguez
  Luis Cassinelli 7 March 1940

13 March 1940
N/A National
commissioner
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
Vacant
  Octavio R. Amadeo 13 March 1940

27 May 1940
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Carlos Herrera 27 May 1940

4 June 1940
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Octavio R. Amadeo 4 June 1940

1 February 1941
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Eduardo T. López 1 February 1941

10 February 1941
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Eleazar Videla 10 February 1941

1 September 1941
N/A National
commissioner
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Enrique Rottjer 1 September 1941

13 September 1941
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Dimas González Gowland 13 September 1941

7 January 1942
N/A National
commissioner
appointed by
Ramón Castillo
  Rodolfo Moreno 7 January 1942

12 June 1943
PDN 1941 Edgardo J. Míguez
  Edgardo J. Míguez 13 April 1943

12 June 1943
PDN Vacant
  Oscar Cazalas
(de facto)
12 June 1943

17 June 1943
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Armando Verdaguer
(de facto)
17 June 1943

22 December 1943
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Faustino J. Legón
(de facto)
22 December 1943

5 January 1944
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Julio O. Ojea
(de facto)
5 January 1944

5 May 1944
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Luis García Mata
(de facto)
5 May 1944

19 July 1944
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Juan Carlos Sanguinetti
(de facto)
19 July 1944

27 December 1944
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Roberto M. Vanetta
(de facto)
27 December 1944

12 January 1945
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Juan Atilio Bramuglia
(de facto)
12 January 1945

19 September 1945
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Ramón del Río
(de facto)
19 September 1945

28 September 1945
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Alberto H. Reales
(de facto)
28 September 1945

17 October 1945
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Francisco Sáenz Kelly
(de facto)
17 October 1945

29 October 1945
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Ramón Albariño
(de facto)
29 October 1945

22 January 1946
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Juan Enrique Coronas
(de facto)
22 January 1946

24 January 1946
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Francisco Sáenz Kelly
(de facto)
24 January 1946

16 May 1946
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Domingo Mercante 16 May 1946

4 June 1952
Labour 1946 Juan Bautista Machado
Peronist 1950 José Luis Passerini
  Carlos Aloé 4 June 1952

25 September 1955
Peronist 1951 Carlos Antonio Díaz
  Arturo Ossorio Arana
(de facto)
25 September 1955

10 November 1955
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
Vacant
  Juan María Mathet
(de facto)
10 November 1955

15 November 1956
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Emilio A. Bonnecarrére
(de facto)
15 November 1956

2 May 1958
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Oscar Alende 2 May 1958

19 May 1962
UCRI 1958 Arturo Crosetti
  Andrés Framini Never took office Popular Union 1962 Francisco Anglada
  Guillermo Salas Martínez 20 March 1962

13 April 1962
N/A Federal
interventor
appointed by
Arturo Frondizi
  Jorge Bermúdez Emparanza 20 March 1962

13 April 1962
UCR Federal
interventor
appointed by
Arturo Frondizi
  Roberto Etchepareborda
(de facto)
13 April 1962

1 June 1962
N/A De facto
national
commissioner
  Ceferino Merbilhaa
(de facto)
1 June 1962

24 October 1962
N/A De facto
national
commissioner
  Félix Trigo Viera
(de facto)
24 October 1962

24 April 1963
N/A De facto
national
commissioner
  Francisco A. Imaz
(de facto)
24 April 1963

12 October 1963
N/A De facto
national
commissioner
  Anselmo Marini 12 October 1963

28 June 1966
UCR 1963 Ricardo Lavalle
  Jorge Von Stecher
(de facto)
28 June 1966

5 July 1966
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
Vacant
  Francisco A. Imaz
(de facto)
5 July 1966

16 June 1969
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Saturnino Llorente
(de facto)
16 June 1969

10 June 1970
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Horacio Rivara
(de facto)
10 June 1970

8 September 1971
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Miguel Moragues
(de facto)
8 September 1971

25 May 1973
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Oscar Bidegain 25 May 1973

24 January 1974
Justicialist 1973 Victorio Calabró
  Victorio Calabró 24 January 1974

24 March 1976
Justicialist Vacant
  Adolfo Sigwald
(de facto)
24 March 1976

7 April 1976
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Ibérico Saint-Jean
(de facto)
7 April 1976

29 March 1981
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Oscar Bartolomé Gallino
(de facto)
29 March 1981

14 January 1982
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Jorge Aguado
(de facto)
14 January 1982

10 December 1983
N/A De facto
federal
interventor
  Alejandro Armendáriz 10 December 1983

10 December 1987
UCR 1983 Elva Roulet
  Antonio Cafiero 10 December 1987

10 December 1991
Justicialist
(Renewal Front)
1987 Luis María Macaya
  Eduardo Duhalde 10 December 1991

10 December 1999
Justicialist 1991 Rafael Romá
1995
  Carlos Ruckauf 10 December 1999

3 January 2002
Justicialist 1999 Felipe Solá
  Felipe Solá 3 January 2002

10 December 2007
Justicialist
(FPV)
Graciela Gianettasio
  Daniel Scioli 10 December 2007

10 December 2015
Justicialist
(FPV)
2007 Alberto Balestrini
2011 Gabriel Mariotto
  María Eugenia Vidal 10 December 2015

11 December 2019
PRO
(Cambiemos)
2015 Daniel Salvador
  Axel Kicillof 11 December 2019

Incumbent
Independent
(FDT)
2019 Verónica Magario

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit