Governor of Tlaxcala
The Governor of Tlaxcala is the position representing the complete executive power of the government of the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, per the Political Constitution of the Free and Sovereign State of Tlaxcala.
The governor is elected for a period of six years, and cannot be re-elected for any reason. The term of office begins on January 15 and ends on January 14, six years later. Elections are held 1 year prior to presidential elections.
To be elected, the candidate must be a natural-born citizen of Mexico, at least 30 years of age, and a resident of Tlaxcala for at least 5 years prior to election.
Governors of the Free and Sovereign State of Tlaxcala
- (1933–1937): Adolfo Bonilla
- (1937–1940): Isidro Candia
- (1940–1941): Joaquín Cisneros Molina
- (1941–1944): Manuel Santillán
- (1944–1945): Mauro Angulo
- (1945–1951): Rafael Avila Bretón
- (1951–1957): Felipe Mazarraza
- (1957–1963): Joaquín Cisneros Molina
- (1963–1969): Anselmo Cervantes
- (1969–1970): Ignacio Bonillas
- (1970): Crisanto Cuéllar Abaroa
- (1970–1975): Luciano Huerta Sánchez
- (1975–1981): Emilio Sánchez Piedras
- (1981–1987): Tulio Hernández Gómez
- (1987–1992): Beatriz Paredes Rangel
- (1992–1993): Samuel Quiróz de la Vega
- (1993–1999): José Antonio Álvarez Lima
- (1999–2005): Alfonso Sánchez Anaya
- (2005–2011): Héctor Ortiz Ortiz