Amazonino Armando Mendes is a Brazilian politician. He served as the Governor of the Brazilian state of Amazonas for three non-consecutive tenures. He first served as governor from 1987 until April 2, 1990, when he resigned from office to run for the Federal Senate. He was elected governor in 1995, serving from 1995 until 2003. In 2017, Mendes was elected Governor of Amazonas succeeding David Almeida, who assumed as interim following the Superior Electoral Court impeachment of former Governor José Melo and former Vice Governor Henrique Oliveira. As a result, the president of the Legislative Assembly of Amazonas State assumed until the elections were held on the 6th and 27th of August.
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