| Henrique Salas Feo|
| Erika Farias|
Maria Godoy Pena
| 14 June 1963 (age 52)
Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela (1963-06-14) |
Elizabeth Rangel de Ameliach
United Socialist Party of Venezuela
Miguel Cocchiola, Henrique Salas Feo, Genesis Carmona, Diosdado Cabello, Nicolas Maduro
Francisco José Ameliach Orta (born 14 June 1963) is a Venezuelan retired military officer and politician from the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) who currently serves as Governor of Carabobo.
Born in Valencia, Ameliach was part of the 1992 Venezuelan coup d'état attempts leadered by Hugo Chávez, later in 1999 he retired of the National Armed Forces in order to be candidate to the National Constituent Assembly. In 2000 he joined the Fifth Republic Movement and was elected to the National Assembly on 6 January 2000. He was reelected in 2005.
In 2008 Ameliach ran for the candidature for Governor of Carabobo but lost the primary election against Mario Silva. In 2012 he finally won the elections defeating incumbent Governor Henrique Salas Feo.
On 9 August 2017, the United States Department of the Treasury placed sanctions on Ameliach for his position in the Presidential Commission in the 2017 Constituent Assembly of Venezuela.
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