Julio León (Venezuelan politician)

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Julio León Heredia
Governor of Yaracuy
Assumed office
Preceded by Álex Sánchez (interim, after Carlos E. Giménez was impeached)
Personal details
Born 23 October 1966
Political party PSUV

Julio León Heredia (23 October 1966[1] - ) is a Venezuelan politician and the current governor of Yaracuy (since 2008). He was the PSUV candidate for the Venezuelan regional elections, 2008, and won comfortably. He succeeded Álex Sánchez, an interim governor appointed after Carlos E. Giménez was impeached in June 2008 by the Supreme Tribunal of Justice.[2]

León's career in the Venezuelan air force was cut short when León participated in the November 1992 coup attempt against Carlos Andrés Pérez.[1]