Governor of Mato Grosso do Sul

governor of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul

The Governor of Mato Grosso do Sul is the head of government of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul.

Governor of from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul
Governador do estado de Mato Grosso do Sul
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Eduardo Riedel

since 1 January 2023
StyleMr. Governor
His/Her Excellency
StatusHead of Government
ResidenceHe lives in his own residence
Governorate of Mato Grosso do Sul (workplace)
SeatMato Grosso do Sul
AppointerDirect popular vote (two rounds if necessary)
Term lengthFour years,
renewable once consecutively
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Brazil
Inaugural holderHarry Amorim Costa
Formation1 January 1979
DeputyDeputy Governor of Mato Grosso do Sul

It is a public position chosen through the two-round majority electoral system. If a candidate receives more than 50% of the total votes in the first ballot, he is elected without the need for a second round.[1]

Seat of the Government

The seat of the government (Governadoria) is located in Parque dos Poderes, in the Sulmatogrossense capital, Campo Grande. The building is also occupied by the headquarters of the Secretary of State for Government and Strategic Management and the Undersecretariat of Communication.[2][3]


  1. "Sistemas eleitorais brasileiros". Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (in Brazilian Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2022-01-28. Retrieved 2022-11-01.
  2. Rocha, Leonardo (20 October 2017). "Servidores da Governadoria enfrentam oscilação de energia nesta manhã". Campo Grande News (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. "Agente patrimonial invade prédio e ameaça detonar bomba em Campo Grande". G1 (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2017-04-18. Retrieved 2022-11-02.

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