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Governor of Santa Fe

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The governor of the Argentine province of Santa Fe is the highest executive officeholder of the province.

According to the provincial constitution (sanctioned in 1962), the governor is elected by the simple majority of the popular vote, along with a vice governor, for a four-year term, and cannot be reelected consecutively. He or she must be a native Argentine citizen or the child of a native citizen, and must either have been born in the province or resided there continuously during the two years prior to the election.

The current governor of Santa Fe (since 2003 and until December 2007) is Jorge Obeid, of the Justicialist Party. His vice governor is Maria Eugenia Bielsa. He will be succeeded by the socialist Hermes Binner, who was elected on September 3, 2007. See [[:Category:Governors of Santa Fe|Governors of Santa Fe]] for other governors.

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