Writing:Current officeholder (state executive offices)

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Current officeholder

This section is added to profiles about state-specific offices. This includes articles like Governor of Texas or Lieutenant Governor of Alabama.

This section primarily features the current officeholder of a particular state office. For example, Kay Ivey is the current Lieutenant Governor of Alabama. Additional information that can be added to this section includes:

  • when the officer assumed office
  • the appointing governor or election year
  • the year the term ends
  • other biographical tidbits that pertain to the officeholder

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Below is an example of how this section would appear in an article. See also: Lieutenant Governor of Alabama.

Current officeholder

See also: Current Lieutenant Governors

The 30th and current lieutenant governor is Kay Ivey, a Republican elected in 2010. Ivey won re-election to a second four-year term in office on November 4, 2014.

Before becoming lieutenant governor, Ivey served as Alabama Treasurer from 2003 to 2011. Before entering public service, she was Director of Government Affairs for the Alabama Commission on Higher Education from 1985 to 1998, Assistant Director of the Alabama Development Office from 1982 to 1985 and a Reading Clerk for the Alabama House of Representatives from 1980 to 1982. Ivey was also Assistant Vice President of Merchants National Bank/Regions Bank from 1970 to 1979. She is a graduate of Auburn University and is unmarried.[1]

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