List of Venezuela governors

List of governors of states of Venezuela. Governors in Venezuela are in charge of the government and administration of each State. A Governor must be a Venezuelan over the age of 25 who is not a member of the clergy. The Governor can be elected for a term of four years by a majority vote. The Governor can be re-elected to an additional term only immediately and only once.

Map of Venezuela where red denotes states governed by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. Blue denotes those won by the Coalition for Democratic Unity after 2017 election.

Governors give a yearly public accounting to the State Comptroller for their office, and submit a report on the same to the Legislative Council and the Public Policy Planning and Coordination Council.

In each state exists a Public Policy Planning and Coordination Council, chaired by the Governor with members from the mayors, the state directors of the various ministries and representatives of the legislators elected by the State to the National Assembly, as well as representatives from the Legislative Council, the municipal councils and organized communities, including native communities where they exist.

List by stateEdit

State Executive Office holder Party Last election Next election Map
Amazonas

 

Governor of Amazonas Miguel Leonardo Rodríguez United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Anzoategui

 

Governor of Anzoátegui Luis José Marcano United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Apure

 

Governor of Apure Eduardo Piñate United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Aragua

 

Governor of Aragua Karina Carpio Bejarano United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Barinas

 

Governor of Barinas Sergio Garrido Democratic Action 2021 2025  
Bolivar

 

Governor of Bolívar Ángel Bautista Marcano United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Carabobo

 

Governor of Carabobo Rafael Lacava United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Cojedes

 

Governor of Cojedes José Alberto Galindez Justice First 2021 2025  
Delta Amacuro

 

Governor of Delta Amacuro Lizeta Hernández Abchi United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Falcon

 

Governor of Falcón Víctor José Clark United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Guarico

 

Governor of Guárico José Manuel Vásquez United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Lara

 

Governor of Lara Adolfo Pereira Antique United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Mérida

 

Governor of Mérida Yeisón Guzmán United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Miranda

 

Governor of Miranda Héctor Rodríguez United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Monagas

 

Governor of Monagas Ernesto Luna United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Nueva Esparta

 

Governor of Nueva Esparta Morel Rodríguez Neighborhood Force 2021 2025  
Portuguesa

 

Governor of Portuguesa Antonio Cedeño United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Sucre

 

Governor of Sucre Gilberto Pinto United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Tachira

 

Governor of Táchira Freddy Bernal United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Trujillo

 

Governor of Trujillo Gerardo Márquez United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Vargas

 

Governor of Vargas José Alejandro Terán United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Yaracuy

 

Governor of Yaracuy Julio León Heredia United Socialist Party of Venezuela 2021 2025  
Zulia

 

Governor of Zulia Manuel Rosales A New Era 2021 2025  
Distrito Capital

 

Head of the Government Nahum Fernández United Socialist Party of Venezuela By appointment
Territorio Insular Miranda

 

Head of the Government Eladio Jimémez Rattia United Socialist Party of Venezuela By appointment

Other authoritiesEdit

Mayors of Metropolitan District of CaracasEdit

The Metropolitan District was created in 1999 and abolished in 2017. See also List of Governors of Federal District of Venezuela.

Took office Left office Mayor Vote
2000 2004 Alfredo Peña, MVR 64.80
2004 2008 Juan Barreto, MVR 60.33
2008 2015 Antonio Ledezma, ABP 52.42
2015 2017 Helen Fernández, ABP Replacement after Ledezma was arrested.
2017 2017 Alí Mansour Landaeta, PJ Last mayor

Heads of Government of the Distrito CapitalEdit

The Head of Government of the Capital District was created in 2009. The Head is appointed by the President of Venezuela.

Took office Left office Head
14 April 2009 13 October 2014 Jacqueline Faría, PSUV
13 October 2014 26 May 2015 Ernesto Villegas, PSUV
26 May 2015 6 January 2016 Juan Carlos Dugarte, PSUV
6 January 2016 29 January 2017 Daniel Aponte, PSUV
29 January 2017 21 June 2017 Carolina Cestari, PSUV
21 June 2017 5 January 2018 Antonio Benavides Torres, PSUV
5 January 2018 29 January 2020 Carolina Cestari, PSUV
29 January 2020 13 August 2020 Darío Vivas, PSUV

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