Marco Antonio Adame

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Marco Antonio Adame
Marco Antonio Adame (blue shirt) in a meeting in Cocoyoc
Governor of Morelos
In office
October 1, 2006 – October 1, 2012
Preceded by Sergio Estrada Cajigal
Succeeded by Graco Ramírez
Personal details
Born (1960-12-06) December 6, 1960 (age 57)
Cuernavaca, Morelos
Political party National Action Party
Spouse(s) Mayela Alemán de Adame
Profession Doctor

Marco Antonio Adame Castillo (born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, December 6, 1960) is a Mexican politician, physician, and member of the National Action Party (PAN). He served as governor of Morelos for the term of 2006—2012.

Adame studied medicine and surgery at the Universidad Autónoma de Morelos and has a master's degree in Administration with a speciality in High Technology from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey ("Tec Monterrey").

He has supported academic activities and collarborated periodically in his home state. He joined the PAN party in 1997, occupying various positions in the State and National Committees, and in that same year he was elected a Diputado Federal (deputy) to the 57th Federal Legislature. In 2000 he was elected to the role of a Senator, representing Morelos.


On January 11, The Mexican government's organized crime division SIEDO received an anonymous tip accusing the governor's body guards of being personally linked to the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel. SIEDO has currently opened an investigation.[1]

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Preceded by
Sergio Estrada Cajigal
Governor of Morelos
Succeeded by
Graco Ramírez