Friday, December 8, 2023

The country has six female governors

Women continue to assert themselves in politics; during the regional elections, six governors were elected by Colombians.


Adriana Matiz won with 352.178 (58.60%), followed by Mauricio Jaramillo with 84.846 (14.11%).

Ibagureña is a lawyer from Santo Tomás University, a specialist in administrative law and constitutional science, a specialist in tax and customs law, and a master’s degree in municipal government from Externado de Colombia University.

He has twenty years of experience in public administration, holding representative positions such as director of financial responsibility of the Departmental Comptroller of Tolima, Municipal Comptroller of Ibagué, Manager of the Institute of Financing, Promotion, and Development of Ibagué (INFIBAGUE), advisor to Commission 5 of the Senate of the Republic, and Secretary of Social Inclusion and Population of the Government of Tolima.


Out of 230,000 votes, Elvia Milena Sanjuan He won this governorship, representing 44.09%, followed by Claudia Zuleta with 183,142 votes (35.06%).

With unwavering tenacity, Elvia Milena Sanjuán has created a path of excellence and dedication in every phase of her life. From his beginnings as a prominent lawyer to his tenure as mayor and community leader, his commitment to the people and his tireless desire to serve are the compass that guides his actions.

Their story inspires us, and their determination drives us to believe in a better tomorrow for all Caesarians.


Nubia Cordoba He was elected governor with 99,486 votes (49.54%), followed by Patrocinio Sánchez with 90,572 votes (45.10%).

Córdoba belongs to the Liberal Party, is a lawyer, and


The winner is Lucy Ines Garcia with 221,492 votes (45.87%), followed by Mario Fernández with 200,984 votes (46.62%).

Lucy Inés, a native of Sincé, defines herself as a spontaneous, charismatic, spiritual person and leader with a commitment to the social community. She is the mother of two college-aged children who follow her example and serve vulnerable communities in their region. As a professional in bacteriology, where a service is also provided to the community, his interest in social work led him to specialize in public administration.

During his time as mayor, the actions he implemented coincided with his history of work in the social and health areas.


Dilan Francisca Toro He was elected for the department of Valle del Cauca with 700,989 votes (42.17%), defeating his successor, Ferney Lozano, who received 209,056 votes (12.57%).

A surgeon from the Universidad Libre de Cali, he is a specialist in internal medicine and rheumatology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and in health administration from the Universidad del Valle.

He began his political career as a councilor in Guacarí, a town where he was also mayor (1992–1994), a position that earned him recognition as the best mayor in the country. He is the health secretary of the Valle department and an IDB health consultant.

a Master’s degree and is currently pursuing a doctorate.


The winner in this department is Rafaela Cortes with 184,845 votes (36.96%), followed by Wilmar Barbosa with 106,087 (21.21%).

Cortés Zambrano, who graduated in law from the Universidad Libre de Colombia and specialized in administrative law and business mediation, stands out for his training and experience in the legal field. In addition, he is in the process of pursuing his master’s degree in law, business, and justice at the University of Valencia (Spain). His competence in areas such as administrative law, disciplinary law, and fiscal control formed the basis of his distinguished career in government institutions.

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