José Vielma Mora

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José Gregorio Vielma Mora (born 26 October 1964, San Cristóbal, Táchira)[1] was the former governor of the Venezuelan state of Táchira (2012-2017). He is a member of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. Vielma Mora criticized a violent crackdown on protesters in February 2014.[2]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
José G. Vielma Mora United Socialist Party of Venezuela 248.788 54,00
César Pérez Vivas COPEI 209.568 45,49
William Méndez National Opinion 1.700 0,36
Manuel Rugeles PORESTA 321 0,06
Rafael Escobar NUVIPA 302 0,06
Invalid/blank votes 15.380
Total 476.074 100
Registered voters/turnout 826.821 57,57
Source: CNE


The Government of Canada sanctioned Vielma Mora as being someone who participated in "significant acts of corruption or who have been involved in serious violations of human rights".[3][4]


  1. ^ "¿Quién es José Gregorio Vielma Mora? [Who is José Gregorio Vielma Mora?]". Notitarde. 
  2. ^ Venezuela's Maduro Faces Internal Criticism; State Governor Criticizes Government's Crackdown on Student Movement by Kejal Vyas and Ezequiel Minaya February 24, 2014 Wall Street Journal
  3. ^ "Canadá impone sanciones a Maduro, El Aissami, Adán Chávez y Argenis Chávez, entre otros funcionarios". La Patilla (in Spanish). 3 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "¡Conócelos! Los 19 funcionarios del gobierno bolivariano sancionados de nuevo por el gobierno de Canadá (lista)". La Patilla (in Spanish). 3 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.