Governor of Baja California Sur

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Governor of Baja California Sur
Coat of arms of Baja California Sur.svg
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Incumbent
Carlos Mendoza Davis

since September 10, 2015
Term length Six years, non-renewable.
Inaugural holder Félix Agramont Cota
FormationOctober 8, 1974
Mexico location of Baja California Sur.svg

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 State of Mexico

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 Mexican bureaucrat

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National Action Party (Mexico) Mexican political party

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Governors of Baja California Sur

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. [1] Angel César Mendoza Arámburo took office on April 6, 1975, as Baja California Sur's first elected governor. [1]

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.

NamePartyTerm
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 PRD1999–2005
Guillermo Mercado Romero PRI 1993–1999
Víctor Manuel Liceaga Ruibal PRI1987–1993
Alberto Andrés Alvarado Arámburo PRI1981–1987
Angel César Mendoza Arámburo PRIApril 6, 1975 [1] –April 4, 1981
Félix Agramont Cota PRIOctober 8, 1974–April 6, 1975 [1]

Governors of the South Territory of Baja California

The South Territory of Baja California is the predecessor territory of Baja California Sur.

NamePartyTerm
Félix Agramont Cota PRI1970 – October 8, 1974
Hugo Cervantes del Río PRI1966–1970
Bonifacio Salinas Leal PRI1959–1966
Lucino M. Rebolledo PRI1957–1958
Patrocinio Flores Castellanos PRI1956–1957
Agustín Olachea Avilés PRI1946–1956
Francisco José Múgica PRI1941–1945
Rafael M. Pedrajo PRI1938–1940
Juan Domínguez Cota PRI1932–1938
Ruperto Garcia de Alba PRI1931–1932
Agustín Olachea Avilés PRI1929–1931
Agustín Arriola Martínez 1924–1928

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References

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