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According to the Political Constitution of the Free and Sovereign State of Colima, the exercise of the Executive Power of this Mexican entity is placed in a single individual, called the Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Colima who is chosen for a period of 6 years and is not eligible for reelection. The term of governor begins November 1 of the year of the election and finishes October 31 after six years have elapsed.

Governor of Colima
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Incumbent
José Ignacio Peralta

since February 11, 2016
Term lengthSix years, non-renewable.
Inaugural holderManuel Álvarez Zamora
Formation1857
WebsiteGovernment of Colima

The state of Colima was created in the year 1853, before during diverse periods of its history was a federal territory or department, by which the denomination of the holder of the Executive Power of the entity suffered various changes.

Governors of Colima from 1857Edit

The individuals that have occupied the Governorship of the State of Colima, have been the following:

Antonio Barbosa Heldt was elected for the 1973–1979 term but died before taking office.