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{{GovLgov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Governor of the State of North Carolina''' is an elected Constitutional officer, the head of the Executive branch, and the highest state office in [[North Carolina]]. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:33, 9 April 2011

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The Governor of the State of North Carolina is an elected Constitutional officer, the head of the Executive branch, and the highest state office in North Carolina. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms.

Current officer

The current officeholder is Beverly Perdue.

Authority

Requirements

Candidates for the office of the governor must be:

  • at least 30 years old
  • a citizen of the United States for at least five years
  • a resident of North Carolina for at least two years

Election

Vacancies

Duties

North Carolina

The governor heads the Council of State. The governor is responsible for preparing and presenting the state budget to the General Assembly of North Carolina. Additionally,the governor of North Carolina has extensive powers of appointment of executive branch officials, some judges, and members of boards and commissions. The governor serves as Commander in Chief of the state military forces except when they are called into the service of the United States.

Compensation

Contact information

Office of the Governor
20301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-0301
Phone:919-733-4240
Fax:919-733-2120

See also

External links

References