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The Governor, according to the Political Constitution of the Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave in Mexico, the Executive Power is invested in one individual, called "Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave". The current governor is Cuitláhuac García Jiménez, who assumed the position on December 1, 2018. He is a member of the National Regeneration Movement.

Governor of Veracruz
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Incumbent
Cuitláhuac García Jiménez

since December 1, 2018
Term lengthSix years, non-renewable.

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TermEdit

Governors are elected to serve for 6 years and they can not hold the title under any circumstance ever again. The governor takes office on the first day of December of the same electoral year and ends on November 30 six years after.

The State of Veracruz was created on 1824, being one of the original States of the Federation, it has experienced all the Political Systems implemented in Mexico, Federal and Central, thus it has changed its name from "State of" to "Department of" to "State of" again.

List of governorsEdit

The list with all the governors of the State since 1825 follows.

Nineteenth centuryEdit

Free and Sovereign State of VeracruzEdit

Department of VeracruzEdit

From 1834 to 1857 there are no popular-elected Governors due to the Santa Anna's centralist Siete Leyes (Seven Laws).

Free and Sovereign State of VeracruzEdit

Veracruz in the Second EmpireEdit

From 1864 to 1867.

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz-LlaveEdit

Twentieth centuryEdit

Twenty-first centuryEdit

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la LlaveEdit

  • (2004 - 2010): Fidel Herrera Beltrán
  • (2010 - 2016): Javier Duarte de Ochoa
    • Note: In October 2016, Duarte has officially been declared a criminal by the Mexican government and was arrested in April 2017[1].[2] The PRI issued an apology and expelled him from the political party.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/16/fugitive-mexican-governor-javier-duarte-arrested-alleged-corruption/
  2. ^ PGR México [@PGR_mx] (7 January 2017). "#Recompensa ¿Tienes información que ayude a la localización y aprehensión de #JavierDuarte?" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ http://www.reforma.com/aplicacioneslibre/preacceso/articulo/default.aspx?id=970766&urlredirect=http://www.reforma.com/aplicaciones/articulo/default.aspx?id=970766