In elections of 5 October 2008 Núbia Cozzolino was re-elected mayor with 51% of the vote but had her mandate revoked in 2009 after being impeached on various corruption charges. She was succeeded by her deputy Rozan Gomes who was also impeached resulting in a by-election on 31 July 2011, won by Nestor Vidal of the PMDB with 68.62% of the vote.
The climate is tropical throughout the municipality, except in areas near the Serra dos Órgãos with a tropical climate of altitude.
Populational Growth of Magé
According to the mayor Nestor Vidal, the high index of growth in population is caused by the low taxes and low prices of homes in the city. The population nowadays is 271,440, up from the approx. 90,000 in the 60's. According to the 2009 census, whites were 15.2%, browns (mulatos) were 66.6% and blacks of Africans were 19.1%. Another races were representing 0.01% of the population in Magé. Class A population were 1.5%, Class B 46.2%, Class C 47.1% and Class D 6.2%, that means the index of poverty is high in the city, more than 55% are living in the poverty line in Magé.