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{{GovLgov}}{{TOCnestright}}he '''Governor of the State of Wyoming''' is an elected Constitutional officer, the head of the Executive branch, and the highest state office in [[Wyoming]]. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is term limited to two four-year terms in any 16 year span.
  
 
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he Governor of the State of Wyoming is an elected Constitutional officer, the head of the Executive branch, and the highest state office in Wyoming. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is term limited to two four-year terms in any 16 year span.

Current officer

The current officeholder is Republican Matt Mead.

Authority

Requirements

Election

Vacancies

See also: How gubernatorial vacancies are filled

Duties

Wyoming

The Governor is the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The governor does not have the power to create a law but does have the power to veto or reject a proposed law. The governor is responsible for presenting revenue and expenditure data along with a state budget recommendation to the Wyoming Legislature.

Other duties and privileges of the office include:

Compensation

See also: Comparison of gubernatorial salaries

The governor's salary is set by law and may not be raised or diminished effective during the current term.

As of 2010, the Governor of Wyoming is paid $105,000 [ a year, the 40th highest gubernatorial salary in America.

Contact information

State Capitol
200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0010

Phone:307.777.7434
Fax:307.632.3909

See also

External links

References