Martín Vargas Morales

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Martín Vargas Morales
Member of the Puerto Rico Senate
from the Ponce district
In office
January 2, 2013 – January 2, 2017
Mayor of Guánica
In office
January 2, 2001 – January 1, 2013
Preceded byEdwin Galarza Quiñones
Succeeded bySantos Seda
Personal details
BornDecember 12, 1971
Political partyPopular Democratic Party (PPD)

Martín Vargas Morales is a Puerto Rican politician from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). Vargas served as Mayor of Guánica for three consecutive terms (2000-2012). He was elected to the Senate of Puerto Rico in 2012.

Vargas Morales was elected mayor of Guánica in the 2000 general elections.[1] Vargas was reelected in 2004 and 2008.[2][3]

Vargas Morales ran for a seat in the Senate of Puerto Rico stating he was frustrated at how the legislative process worked against the citizens.[4] After winning a spot on the 2012 primaries, he was elected on the general elections to represent the District of Ponce, and currently serves as senator representing Puerto Rico's District V.

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  1. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2000". CEEPUR.
  2. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2004". CEEPUR. Archived from the original on 2013-01-14.
  3. ^ "Resultados Alcaldía Guánica, 2008". CEEPUR.
  4. ^ El Regional Digital (July 15, 2011). "Dejará la Casa Alcaldía Martín Vargas".