Francisco Garrido Patrón
|Governor of Querétaro|
1 October 2003 – 30 September 2009
|Preceded by||Ignacio Loyola|
|Political party||National Action Party (PAN)|
Francisco Garrido Patrón (b. Mexico City, Distrito Federal in 1953) is a Mexican politician, who was governor of the State of Querétaro from 2003 to 2009, and member of the National Action Party (PAN).
Previously he was mayor of Querétaro City, from 1 October 1997, to 30 September 2000. When he was candidate there was controversy on whether he complied with the required number of years living in the city. During his term, he resolved the problem of street ambulantes, street vendors.
In the 2003 governor election he defeated Fernando Ortiz (PRI, candidate for second time). Garrido inaugurated the new international airport in 2004. He has stimulated the aeronautical industry in the state. Controversy is now on his constant trips to Europe and on state money spent on radio and TV ads of his duty.
He is married with Marcela Torres and they have 3 children.
- City of Queretaro (Spanish)
- State of Queretaro (Spanish)
- Biography of Francisco Garrido Patrón at PAN website (Spanish)
Ignacio Loyola Vera
|Governor of Querétaro
José Calzada Rovirosa
Lic. Jesús Rodríguez Hernández
|Municipal President of Queretaro
Dr. Rolando García Ortiz
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