|12th Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands|
|Assumed office |
January 14, 2019
|Preceded by||Victor Hocog|
|President of the Northern Mariana Islands Senate|
January 10, 2017 – January 14, 2019
|Preceded by||Frank Borja|
|Succeeded by||Victor Hocog|
|Speaker of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives|
January 14, 2008 – January 11, 2010
|Preceded by||Oscar Babauta|
|Succeeded by||Froilan Tenorio|
Arnold Indalecio Palacios
August 22, 1955
|Education||Portland State University (BS)|
Arnold Indalecio Palacios (born August 22, 1955) is a Northern Mariana Islands politician and a member of the Republican Party, the 12th and current lieutenant governor of the Northern Mariana Islands since 2019. He previously represented Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands Senate.
Palacios is a former Speaker of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives. He was sworn in on January 14, 2008, as the Speaker of the House's 16th Legislature. He represented Election District 3 in the House, which encompasses portions of Saipan and the Northern Islands.
Palacios was the running mate of four-time gubernatorial candidate Heinz Hofschneider in the 2009 election. If elected, Palacios would have become the Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands in 2010. Instead, he was elected in 2018 with incumbent Governor Ralph Torres to begin a term in January 2019.
- Palacios, Arnold I. (2008-01-14). "'Restore the people's confidence in Legislature'". Saipan Tribune. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
- "Representative Arnold I. Palacios". Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Legislature. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-10-11.
| Speaker of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives
| President of the Northern Mariana Islands Senate
| Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands
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