Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor
|Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor|
|Governor of Baja California Sur|
April 5, 2011
|Preceded by||Narciso Agúndez Montaño|
July 2, 1967 |
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
|Political party||National Action Party|
|Spouse(s)||María Elena Hernández|
Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor was a deputy in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico prior to being elected Governor in 2011. He had been elected to the Chamber through the support of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD).
Covarrubias Villaseñor ran for Governor of Baja California Sur in the 2011 gubernatorial election, which was held on February 6, 2011. He was nominated by the National Action Party (PAN). The Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) had held the state's governorship since 1999 at the time. Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor won the gubernatorial election with more than 40% of the vote. The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate, Ricardo Barroso Agramont, came in second with 33.52%, while the incumbent PRD's candidate, Luis Armando Díaz, came in at a distant third with approximately 20% of the vote.
Covarrubias Villaseñor was sworn into office on March 5, 2011.
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