Martín Vargas Morales
|Martín Vargas Morales|
25th Senate of Puerto Rico
Assumed office |
January 2, 2013
|Mayor of Guánica|
January 2, 2001 – January 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Edwin Galarza Quiñones|
|Succeeded by||Santos Seda|
|Born||December 12, 1971|
|Political party||Popular Democratic Party (PPD)|
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 ran for a seat in the Senate of Puerto Rico stating he was frustrated at how the legislative process worked against the citizens. 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.