Governor of Chiapas

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This is a list of governors of the Mexican state of Chiapas. The state constitution stipulates a term of 6 years, to which governors can only be elected once. It also specifies the qualifications for becoming Governor: a Mexican citizen by birth, aged at least 30 years old, and having not less than 5 years residency in Chiapas. The current governor is Manuel Velasco Coello from the PRD, who assumed the position in 2006.


Cal y Mayor Redondo, Alberto. Notario Público. 2002. "Los gobernadores de Chiapas”. Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México. In Spanish.

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