Martín Vargas Morales

Martín Vargas Morales (born December 12, 1971) is a Puerto Rican politician from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). Vargas served as Mayor of Guánica for three consecutive terms (2000-2012). He was elected to the Senate of Puerto Rico in 2012.

Martín Vargas Morales
Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the Ponce district
In office
January 2, 2013 – January 2, 2017
Mayor of Guánica
In office
January 2, 2001 – January 1, 2013
Preceded byEdwin Galarza Quiñones
Succeeded bySantos Seda
Personal details
Born (1971-12-12) December 12, 1971 (age 48)
Political partyPopular Democratic Party (PPD)

Vargas Morales was elected mayor of Guánica in the 2000 general elections.[1] Vargas was reelected in 2004 and 2008.[2][3]

Vargas Morales ran for a seat in the Senate of Puerto Rico stating he was frustrated at how the legislative process worked against the citizens.[4] After winning a spot on the 2012 primaries, he was elected on the general elections to represent the District of Ponce, and currently serves as senator representing Puerto Rico's District V.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2000". CEEPUR.
  2. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2004". CEEPUR. Archived from the original on 2013-01-14.
  3. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2008". CEEPUR.
  4. ^ El Regional Digital (July 15, 2011). "Dejará la Casa Alcaldía Martín Vargas".