Guanajuato gubernatorial election, 2012

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The 2012 gubernatorial election in the Mexican state of Guanajuato was held on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Incumbent Guanajuato Governor Juan Manuel Oliva of the National Action Party (PAN) is retiring due to mandatory term limits, which limit all Mexican state governors to one, six-year term in office. The Guanajuato gubernatorial election coincided with the 2012 Mexican presidential and general elections.

Miguel Márquez Márquez of PAN won the election. He was sworn into office on September 26, 2012.

Gubernatorial candidates[edit]

Party/Coalition Candidates
PAN logo (Mexico).svgPNA logo (Mexico).svg National Action Party
New Alliance Party
Miguel Márquez Márquez[1]
PRI logo (Mexico).svgPVE dark logo (Mexico).svg

Institutional Revolutionary Party
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico

Juan Ignacio Torres Landa[2]
PRD logo without border (Mexico).svg Party of the Democratic Revolution Arnulfo Montes de la Vega[3]
PT logo (Mexico).svg Labor Party Ernesto Prieto
PMC logo (Mexico).svg Citizens' Movement Enrique Eguiarte Alvarado[4]


  1. ^ "Arrasa Márquez elección interna con más del 50%". Milenio Diario. 2012-02-06. Retrieved 06-02-2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "PRI da apoyo a Torres Landa para Guanajuato". El Economista. 2012-02-28. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  3. ^ Carlos García, Rubicela Morelos y Javier Salinas (2012-02-27). "Arnulfo Montes, candidato del PRD al gobierno de Guanajuato". La Jornada. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  4. ^ Cutberto Jiménez (2012-03-31). "Enrique Eguiarte, candidato de Movimiento Ciudadano al gobierno de Guanajuato". Milenio. Retrieved 10-04-2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)