Governor of North Carolina

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The North Carolina Governor is the top executive of the government of the U.S. state of 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.

The current officeholder is Beverly Perdue.


  • at least 30 years old
  • a citizen of the United States for at least 5 years
  • a resident of North Carolina for at least 2 years

Contact information

Office of the Governor
20301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-0301

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Portions of this article were adapted from Wikipedia.