President of Castilla-La Mancha

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President of the Junta of Communities of Castile–La Mancha
Presidente de la Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha
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Coat of arms of Castile–La Mancha
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Incumbent
María Dolores de Cospedal

since 21 June 2011
Style Excelentísima Señora
Nominator Courts of Castilla–La Mancha
Appointer Juan Carlos I of Spain
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder José Bono Martínez
Formation Castilian-Manchegan Statute of Autonomy
6 June 1983

The President of the Junta of Communities of Castilla–La Mancha (Spanish: Presidente de la Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha), usually known in English as the President of Castilla–La Mancha, is the head of government of Castilla–La Mancha. The president leads the executive branch of the regional government.

The office is established under the Castilian-Manchegan Statute of Autonomy. It is occupied by María Dolores de Cospedal.

List of presidents[edit]

Presidents of the Junta
Number Name Took office Left office Party Notes
1. Antonio Fernández-Galiano Fernández 1978 1982 UCD Pre-autonomous president until August 16, 1982.
2. Gonzalo Payo Subiza 1982 1982 UCD Pre-autonomous president. He replaced Fernández-Galiano, but left politics the same year.
3. Jesús Fuentes Lázaro 1982 1983 PSOE Last pre-autonomous president.
4. José Bono Martínez 1983 2004 PSOE First president of the autonomous region. He retained the post until 2004, winning all elections for the position by absolute majority, until he resigned his charge to take on the post of defence minister of Spain.
5. José María Barreda Fontes 2004 2011 PSOE Replaced José Bono when the latter resigned to become defence minister. Elected by an absolute majority after the Spanish regional elections of 2007
6. María Dolores de Cospedal 2011 current PP Elected by an absolute majority after the Spanish regional elections of 2011

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