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Governor of Chiapas

Manuel Coello

Political party

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7 April 1980 (age 44) Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico (

Ecologist Green Party of Mexico

Governor of Chiapas since 2012

Jose Manuel Velasco Siles, Leticia Velasco Coello

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Preceded by
Juan Sabines Guerrero

Marriage location
Chiapas, Mexico

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Manuel Velasco Coello (born 7 April 1980) is a Mexican politician and a member of PVEM. He has been serving as Governor of Chiapas since 2012. He is the first PVEM politician to become a governor. Prior to his governorship, he served as a state deputy, Federal deputy and Senator, each time becoming the youngest person to ever hold such office.


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Life and career

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Velasco was born on 7 April 1980 in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas' capital. He was elected to Congress of Chiapas in 2001, becoming the youngest person to be ever elected to Chiapas' state legislature.

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In 2003, he was elected Deputy of the LIX Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Chiapas. At the age of 23, he became the youngest person to serve as a federal deputy. He left his Chamber seat to run for Senate, winning Chiapas' seat in the July elections. At the age of 26, Velasco set another history by becoming the youngest Senator in Mexican history.

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In 2012, Velasco ran on a PRI-PVEM coalition ticket in the 2012 gubernatorial election and won, becoming Chiapas' governor later that year.

Personal life

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He is the son of Leticia Coello Garrido and José Manuel Velasco Siles and is married to actress and singer Anahí.

He is the grandson of the former Governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco Suárez.


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