|Governor of Baja California Sur|
|Term length||Six years, non-renewable.|
|Inaugural holder||Félix Agramont Cota|
|Formation||October 8, 1974|
The Governor is the chief executive of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur . The present Governor is Carlos Mendoza Davis of PAN, who took office on September 10, 2015.
Baja California Sur, officially the Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California Sur, is the second-smallest Mexican state by population and the 31st admitted state of the 31 states which, with Mexico City, make up the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
Carlos Mendoza Davis, is a Mexican public official. A lawyer by profession, he has earned two master's degrees and has held several positions in the federal government. From May 2007 to October 2010, he served as regional representative of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) in Baja California Sur.
The National Action Party, founded in 1939, is a conservative political party in Mexico, one of the three main political parties in Mexico. Since the 1980s, it has been an important political party winning local, state, and national elections. In 2000, PAN candidate Vicente Fox was elected president for a six-year term; in 2006, PAN candidate Felipe Calderón succeeded Fox in the presidency. During the period 2000-2012, both houses of the Congress of the Union contained PAN pluralities, but the party had a majority in neither. In the 2006 legislative elections the party won 207 out of 500 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 52 out of 128 Senators. In the 2012 legislative elections, the PAN won 38 seats in the Senate, and 114 seats in the Chamber of Deputies. The members of this party are colloquially called Panistas.
Baja California Sur was admitted as a Mexican state on October 8, 1974. Félix Agramont Cota, the last governor of the outgoing territory, served as the first governor of Baja California Sur from the state's creation in October 1974 until April 1975.Angel César Mendoza Arámburo took office on April 6, 1975, as Baja California Sur's first elected governor.
Félix Agramont Cota was Mexican politician, agricultural engineer, and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Agramont oversaw the creation of Baja California Sur (BCS) as the 31st Mexican state in October 1974. Agramont served as the last Governor of the South Territory of Baja California from 1970 until the creation of the new state on October 8, 1974. He was then appointed as the first Governor of Baja California Sur, serving from October 8, 1974, until April 6, 1975.
|Carlos Mendoza Davis||PAN||September 10, 2015|
|Marcos Alberto Covarrubias Villaseñor||PAN||April 5, 2011–September 10,2015|
|Narciso Agúndez||PRD||2005–April 5, 2011|
|Leonel Cota Montaño||PRD||1999–2005|
|Guillermo Mercado Romero||PRI||1993–1999|
|Víctor Manuel Liceaga Ruibal||PRI||1987–1993|
|Alberto Andrés Alvarado Arámburo||PRI||1981–1987|
|Angel César Mendoza Arámburo||PRI||April 6, 1975 –April 4, 1981|
|Félix Agramont Cota||PRI||October 8, 1974–April 6, 1975|
The South Territory of Baja California is the predecessor territory of Baja California Sur.
|Félix Agramont Cota||PRI||1970 – October 8, 1974|
|Hugo Cervantes del Río||PRI||1966–1970|
|Bonifacio Salinas Leal||PRI||1959–1966|
|Lucino M. Rebolledo||PRI||1957–1958|
|Patrocinio Flores Castellanos||PRI||1956–1957|
|Agustín Olachea Avilés||PRI||1946–1956|
|Francisco José Múgica||PRI||1941–1945|
|Rafael M. Pedrajo||PRI||1938–1940|
|Juan Domínguez Cota||PRI||1932–1938|
|Ruperto Garcia de Alba||PRI||1931–1932|
|Agustín Olachea Avilés||PRI||1929–1931|
|Agustín Arriola Martínez||–||1924–1928|
The Baja California Peninsula is a peninsula in Northwestern Mexico. It separates the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California. The peninsula extends 1,247 km from Mexicali, Baja California in the north to Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur in the south. It ranges from 40 km at its narrowest to 320 km at its widest point and has approximately 3,000 km of coastline and approximately 65 islands. The total area of the Baja California Peninsula is 143,390 km2 (55,360 sq mi).
Leonel Cota Montaño is a Mexican politician. He is a former governor of Baja California Sur and former president of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). He was the first non-PRI governor of Baja California Sur.
Todos Santos is a small coastal town in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula, about an hour's drive north of Cabo San Lucas on Highway 19 and an hour's drive southwest from La Paz. Todos Santos is located very near the Tropic of Cancer in the municipality of La Paz. The population was 6,485 at the census of 2015. It is the second-largest town in the municipality.
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Mexico uses four main time zones since February 2015. Most of the country observes Daylight Saving Time.
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The First Federal Electoral District of Baja California Sur(I Distrito Electoral Federal de Baja California Sur) is one of the 300 Electoral Districts into which Mexico is divided for the purpose of elections to the federal Chamber of Deputies and one of two such districts in the state of Baja California Sur.
The Pacific Coast Campaign refers to United States naval operations against targets along Mexico's Pacific Coast during the Mexican–American War. It excludes engagements of the California Campaign in areas of The Californias north of the Baja California Peninsula. The objective of the campaign was to secure the Baja Peninsula of Mexico, and to blockade/capture west-coast ports of Mexico--especially Mazatlan, a major port-of-entry for imported supplies. The resistance of Mexican forces to the north in the Los Angeles area and the lack of ships, soldiers and logistical support prevented an early occupation of the peninsula and the west-coast Mexican seaports. The U.S. Navy attempted blockades of the ports three times before being able to successfully blockade and/or occupy them.
Baja California Territory was a Mexican territory from 1824 to 1931, that encompassed the Baja California Peninsula of present-day northwestern Mexico. It replaced the Baja California Province (1773–1824) of the Spanish colonial Viceroyalty of New Spain, after Mexican independence. Along with Alta California, the two territories were split from the Spanish The Californias region.
Marcos Alberto Covarrubias Villaseñor is a Mexican politician. He has served as the Governor of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur since April 5, 2012.
Ángel César Mendoza Arámburo was a Mexican politician, the first elected governor in the state of Baja California Sur for the period 1975 to 1981. A lawyer for the National Autonomous University of Mexico, he held various positions within the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He was federal deputy in the legislature XLVII Congress and was Secretary for Tax Inspectorate of Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (1982). Acting as governor, founded in 1976, the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur. He was married to Luz Garayzar with whom he had three children: Guadalupe, Carlos and Cesar Angel.
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