Governor of Sonora

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Governor of Sonora
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Incumbent
Claudia Pavlovich

since September 13, 2015

List of Governors of the Mexican state of Sonora since 1911:

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state. In federations, governor may be the title of a politician who governs a constituent state and may be either appointed or elected. The power of the individual governor can vary dramatically between political systems, with some governors having only nominal or largely ceremonial power, while others having a complete control over the entire government.

Sonora State of Mexico

Sonora, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora, is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States. It is divided into 72 municipalities; the capital city is Hermosillo. Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.

Claudia Pavlovich Arellano Mexican politician

Claudia Artemiza Pavlovich Arellano is a Mexican politician and lawyer affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). She currently serves as Governor of Sonora, the first woman to govern the state. Previously she served as Senator of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Sonora.

Guillermo Padrés Elías Mexican politician

Guillermo Padrés Elías is a Mexican politician and a member of the Partido Acción Nacional. He served as Governor of Sonora from 2009 to 2015.

Rodolfo Félix Valdés was a Mexican politician. He was the Governor of Sonora from 1985 until 1991. He previously held posts in the Ministry of Communications and Works.

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