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{{GovLgov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Ohio Governor''' is the head of the executive branch of [[Ohio|Ohio's]] government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The [[governor]] has a duty to enforce state laws; the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Ohio Legislature; the power to convene the legislature; and the power to grant pardons, except in cases of treason and impeachment.
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Should the office of governor become vacant due to death, resignation, or conviction of impeachment, the [[Lieutenant Governor|lieutenant governor]] assumes the title of governor. Should the office of lieutenant governor also become vacant, the president of the [[Ohio Senate|state senate]] becomes the acting governor.
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The current officeholder is [[Ted Strickland]].  After losing his releection bid, he will be succeeded by Republican Governor-elect [[John Kasich]].
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==Contact information==
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Governor's Office<BR>
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Riffe Center, 30th Floor<BR>
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77 South High Street<BR>
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Columbus, OH 43215-6108<BR>
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Phone:614-466-3555<BR>
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Fax:614-466-9354
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==See also==
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*[[Ted Strickland|Ohio Governor Ted Strickland]]
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*[[Ohio Lieutenant Governor]]
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*[[Ohio Attorney General]]
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*[[Ohio Secretary of State]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.governor.ohio.gov/ ''Office of the Ohio Governor'']
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==References==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_of_Ohio ''Wikipedia'', Governor of Ohio]
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<small>Portions of this article were adapted from [http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia].</small>
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{{Current governors}}
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[[Category:Ohio]]
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[[Category:Governor]]
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[[Category:State government articles]]

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The Ohio Governor is the head of the executive branch of Ohio's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The governor has a duty to enforce state laws; the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Ohio Legislature; the power to convene the legislature; and the power to grant pardons, except in cases of treason and impeachment.

Should the office of governor become vacant due to death, resignation, or conviction of impeachment, the lieutenant governor assumes the title of governor. Should the office of lieutenant governor also become vacant, the president of the state senate becomes the acting governor.

The current officeholder is Ted Strickland. After losing his releection bid, he will be succeeded by Republican Governor-elect John Kasich.

Contact information

Governor's Office
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-6108
Phone:614-466-3555
Fax:614-466-9354

See also

External links

References

Portions of this article were adapted from Wikipedia.