Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor

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Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor
Villaseñor in 2011
Governor of Baja California Sur
In office
April 5, 2011 – September 10, 2015
Preceded by Narciso Agúndez Montaño
Succeeded by Carlos Mendoza Davis
Personal details
Born (1967-07-02) July 2, 1967 (age 49)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Political party National Action Party PAN Party (Mexico).svg
Spouse(s) María Elena Hernández

Marcos Alberto Covarrubias Villaseñor (born July 2, 1967) is a Mexican politician. He has served as the Governor of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur since April 5, 2012.

Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor was a deputy in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico prior to being elected Governor in 2011.[1] He had been elected to the Chamber through the support of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD).[1]

Covarrubias Villaseñor ran for Governor of Baja California Sur in the 2011 gubernatorial election, which was held on February 6, 2011.[1] He was nominated by the National Action Party (PAN). The Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) had held the state's governorship since 1999 at the time.[2] Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor won the gubernatorial election with more than 40% of the vote.[2] The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate, Ricardo Barroso Agramont, came in second with 33.52%, while the incumbent PRD's candidate, Luis Armando Díaz, came in at a distant third with approximately 20% of the vote.[2]

Covarrubias Villaseñor was sworn into office on March 5, 2011.[3]


Preceded by
Narciso Agúndez Montaño
Governor of Baja California Sur
2011 - 2015
Succeeded by
Carlos Mendoza Davis