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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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==Current officer==
  
 
The current officeholder is [[Republican]] [[John Kasich]].
 
The current officeholder is [[Republican]] [[John Kasich]].
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==Authority==
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==Election==
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==Vacancies==
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:: ''See also: [[How gubernatorial vacancies are filled]]''
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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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==Duties==
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The governor is 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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Other duties and privileges of the office include:
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==Compensation==
  
 
==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
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Governor's Office<BR>
 
Governor's Office<BR>
 
Riffe Center, 30th Floor<BR>
 
Riffe Center, 30th Floor<BR>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[John Kasich|Ohio Governor John Kasich]]
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*[[Lieutenant Governor of Ohio]]
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* [[John Kasich|Ohio Governor John Kasich]]
*[[Ohio Attorney General]]
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* [[Lieutenant Governor of Ohio]]
*[[Ohio Secretary of State]]
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* [[Mary Taylor|Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor]]
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* [[Ohio Attorney General]]
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* [[Ohio Secretary of State]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.governor.ohio.gov/ ''Office of the Ohio Governor'']
 
*[http://www.governor.ohio.gov/ ''Office of the Ohio Governor'']
  

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Current officer

The current officeholder is Republican John Kasich.

Authority

Election

Vacancies

See also: How gubernatorial vacancies are filled

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.

Duties

Ohio

The governor is 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.

Other duties and privileges of the office include:

Compensation

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