Alejandro J. García Padilla

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Alejandro García Padilla
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Governor of Puerto Rico
Incumbent
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Personal
BirthdayAugust 3, 1971
Place of birthCoamo, Puerto Rico
ProfessionAttorney
Alejandro García Padilla is the current Governor of Puerto Rico.[1]

Biography

Before starting his career as a law clerk in the Court of Appeals, Padilla obtained a bachelor’s degree and a law degree from universities in Puerto Rico. Alejandro also worked as a legislative aide, Director of the General Contractors and practiced contract and real estate law. Padilla was also a professor at the Inter-American University School of Law.[1]

Education

  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Political Science and Economics (1994)
  • J.D., American University of Puerto Rico, School of Law (1997)[2]

Political career

Governor of Puerto Rico (2012-Present)

García-Padilla won election to the office of Governor of Puerto Rico on November 6, 2012. He is the tenth Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.[1]

Commonwealth Legislature (2008-2012)

Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs (2005-2008)

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2012

García-Padilla won election to the office of Governor of Puerto Rico on November 6, 2012. He is the tenth Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brad Henry (D)
Governor of Puerto Rico
2011 - present
Succeeded by
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