List of current state governors in Mexico

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The United Mexican States, commonly known as Mexico, is a federation comprising thirty-two States. The Head of Government of the Federal District is not considered a governorship, but the position is included on this list of governors for the sake of completeness. Article 115 of the current Federal Constitution states that for their internal government, the States shall adopt the popular, representative, republican form of government, with the free Municipality as the basis of their territorial division and political and administrative organization. All the governors of the States may not hold office for more than six years. The election of governors of the States and the local legislatures shall be direct and in the manner prescribed by their respective electoral laws. The governors of the States who hold office by regular or special election may not, in any case or for any reason, again occupy that office in an interim, provisional or substitute character, or be in charge of that office in any capacity. The constitutional governor of a State must be a Mexican citizen by birth and a native of the State or with actual residence therein for not less than five years immediately preceding the day of the election According to article 116 part I of the Mexican constitution.

Including the Head of Government of the Federal District, 14 governorships are held by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, 12 are members of the National Action Party, 4 are members of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, 1 is a member of the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico and 1 is an independent.

State Governors

States governed by in 2017
  PRI
  PAN
  PRD
  PVEM

  PRI (14)   PAN (11)   PRD (5)   PVEM (1)   Independent (1)

State Photo Governor Party Prior Public Experience Took office End of Term Past
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de Aguascalientes.png
Martín Orozco Sandoval.jpg
Martín Orozco Sandoval
  PAN
1 December 2016
30 September 2021
Coat of arms of Baja California.svg
Encuentro con el Gobernador electo de Baja California, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid.jpg
Francisco Vega de Lamadrid
  PAN
1 November 2013
31 October 2019
Coat of arms of Baja California Sur.svg
Senador Carlos Mendoza.jpg
Carlos Mendoza Davis
  PAN
10 September 2015
9 September 2021
Coat of arms of Campeche.svg
Reunión con el Gobernador Electo del Estado de Campeche, Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas.jpg
Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas
PRI
16 September 2015
15 September 2021
Coat of arms of Chiapas.svg
Acciones de Apoyo al Empleo en el marco de la Estrategia para el Desarrollo del Sur de México.jpg
Manuel Velasco Coello
PVEM
8 December 2012
7 December 2018
Coat of arms of Chihuahua.svg
Javier Corral (2).jpg
Javier Corral Jurado
  PAN
4 October 2016
7 September 2021
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de Ciudad de México.png
José Ramón Amieva en 2015.jpg
José Ramón Amieva
PRD
SEDESO
17 April 2018
4 December 2018
Coat of arms of Coahuila.svg
Miguel Riquelme Solís.jpg
Miguel Riquelme Solís
PRI
Mayor of Torreón
1 December 2017
30 November 2023
Escudo de Colima Version 2.png
NACHO-PERALTA.jpg
José Ignacio Peralta
PRI
Mayor of Colima City
11 February 2016
31 October 2021
Escudo de Durango.png
Jose Rosas Aispuro Torres Gobernador Durango.jpg   PAN
15 September 2016
14 September 2022
Coat of arms of Guanajuato.svg
Miguel Márquez Márquez.jpg   PAN
26 September 2012
25 September 2018
Coat of arms of Guerrero.svg
Reunión con el Gobernador electo de Guerrero, Héctor Astudillo Flores.jpg PRI
27 October 2015
26 October 2021
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de Hidalgo.png
Omar Fayad.jpg PRI
5 September 2016
4 September 2022
Coat of arms of Jalisco.svg
AristotelesSandovalD.jpg PRI
1 March 2013
30 September 2018
Coat of arms of Mexico State.svg
Alfredo del Mazo Maza en 2017.jpg PRI
Chamber of Deputies, Director of Banobras, Mayor of Huixquilucan
15 September 2017
14 September 2023
Coat of arms of Michoacan.svg
Silvano Aureoles.JPG PRD
Senate of the Republic, Chamber of Deputies, President of the Chamber of Deputies
1 October 2015
30 September 2021
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos.png
GracoRamirezGobernadorMorelos.jpg PRD
1 October 2012
30 September 2018
Coat of arms of Nayarit.svg
Antonio Echevarria Garcia.jpg   PAN
19 September 2017
18 September 2021
Coat of arms of Nuevo Leon.svg
Reunión con el Gobernador Electo de Nuevo León, Jaime Rodríguez..jpg Independent
4 October 2015
3 October 2021
Coat of arms of Oaxaca.svg
Alejandro Murat in September 2017.jpg PRI
General Director of INFONAVIT
1 December 2016
30 November 2022
Coat of arms of Puebla.svg
Tony Gali Plataforma de Empleo (5).jpg   PAN
Mayor of Puebla City
1 February 2017
1 December 2018
Coat of arms of Queretaro.svg
FranciscoDominguez.jpg   PAN
1 October 2015
30 September 2021
Coat of arms of Quintana Roo.svg
Carlos Joaquín 2.jpg PRD
25 September 2016
24 September 2022
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de San Luis Potosí.png
Reunión el Gobernador Electo de San Luis Potosí, Juan Manuel Carreras López..jpg PRI
26 September 2015
25 September 2021
Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg
Quirino Ordaz Coppel.jpg PRI
1 January 2017
31 December 2022
Coat of arms of Sonora.svg
Claudia Pavlovich Gobernadora.jpg PRI
13 September 2015
12 September 2021
Coat of arms of Tabasco.svg
Arturo Núñez Jiménez.JPG PRD
1 January 2013
31 December 2018
Coat of arms of Tamaulipas.svg
Garcia-Cabeza-de-Vaca-Francisco-Javier-240x300.jpg   PAN
1 October 2016
30 September 2021
Coat of arms of Tlaxcala.svg
Gobernador Marco Mena de Tlaxcala.jpg PRI
Chamber of Deputies, Tourism Secretary of Tlaxcala
1 January 2017
30 August 2021
Coat of arms of Veracruz.svg
MAYL.jpg   PAN
1 December 2016
30 November 2018
Coat of arms of Yucatan.svg
ROLANDO ZAPATA1.jpg PRI
1 October 2012
30 September 2018
Escudo del Estado Libre y Soberano de Zacatecas.png
Senador Alejandro Tello.JPG PRI
12 September 2016
11 September 2021