Francisco Rangel Gómez
|Governor of Bolívar|
Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Antonio Rojas Suárez|
Francisco Gómez is the governor of Bolívar state in Venezuela, and has been since 2004. In the Venezuelan regional elections, 2008 he won 67% of the vote, against Andrés Velásquez' 30%. He was previously president of the Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana (CVG).
According to Venezuelanalysis.com, "While on the negotiation commission to resolve the 15-month-long dispute at Sidor, Rangel ordered the National Guard to fire on protesting Sidor workers." In April 2008 Hugo Chavez ordered SIDOR to be nationalised.
Antonio Rojas Suárez
|Governor of Bolívar
| Succeeded by|