Governor of Veracruz

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According to the Political Constitution of the Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, the Executive Power is invested in one individual, called "Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave". The current governor is Javier Duarte de Ochoa, who assumed the position on December 1, 2004. He is a member of the Revolutionary Institutional Party.

Term[edit]

Governors are elected to serve for 6 years and they can not hold the title under any circumstance ever again. The Governor takes office on the first day of December of the same electoral year and ends on November 30 six years after.

The State of Veracruz was created on 1824, being one of the original States of the Federation, it has experienced all the Political Systems implemented in Mexico, Federal and Central, thus it has changed its name from "State of" to "Department of" to "State of" again.

List of governors[edit]

The list with all the Governors of the State since 1825 follows.

Nineteenth century[edit]

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz[edit]

Department of Veracruz[edit]

From 1834 to 1857 there are no popular-elected Governors due to the Santa Anna's centralist Siete Leyes (Seven Laws).

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz[edit]

Veracruz in the Second Empire[edit]

From 1864 to 1867.

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz-Llave[edit]

Twentieth century[edit]

Twenty-first century[edit]

Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave[edit]

See also[edit]