Martín Vargas Morales

Martín Vargas Morales
25th Senate of Puerto Rico
Assumed office
January 2, 2013
Mayor of Guánica
In office
January 2, 2001  January 1, 2013
Preceded by Edwin Galarza Quiñones
Succeeded by Santos Seda
Personal details
Born December 12, 1971
Political party Popular Democratic Party (PPD)
Profession Politician

Martín Vargas Morales is a Puerto Rican politician from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). Vargas served as Mayor of Guánica for three consecutive terms (2000-2012). He was elected to the Senate of Puerto Rico in 2012.

Vargas Morales was elected mayor of Guánica in the 2000 general elections.[1] Vargas was reelected in 2004 and 2008.[2][3]

Vargas Morales ran for a seat in the Senate of Puerto Rico stating he was frustrated at how the legislative process worked against the citizens.[4] After winning a spot on the 2012 primaries, he was elected on the general elections to represent the District of Ponce, and currently serves as senator representing Puerto Rico's District V.

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