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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Nevada Lieutenant Governor''' is an elected office in the U.S. state of [[Nevada]]. The Nevada Lieutenant Governor is based in [[Sunshinereview:Carson City, Nevada]] and elected for 4 year terms.
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|State = Nevada
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|Office= Lieutenant Governor
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|Office type =  Partisan
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|Image =Seal of Nevada.png
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|Office website = http://ltgov.nv.gov/
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|Budget = 629806
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|Budget year =2012-13
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|Seats =
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|Term limits = 2 terms
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|Length of term = 4 years
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|Authority =[[Article 5, Nevada Constitution|Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 17]]
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|Selected = Elected
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|Chair =
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|Current officeholder = Brian Krolicki
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|Partisan = Republican
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|Officeholder image = Brian J. Krolicki.JPG
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|Assumed office = January 20, 2007
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|Compensation = 60,000
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|Next election =[[Nevada lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Last election=[[Nevada lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Other offices = [[Governor of Nevada|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Nevada|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Nevada Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Nevada Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Nevada Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Nevada Controller|Controller]] • [[Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] • [[Nevada Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Director of Conservation and Natural Resources|Director of Conservation and Natural Resources]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]] • [[Nevada Director of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|Employment, Training and Rehabilitation]]
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}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Lieutenant Governor of the State of Nevada''' is an elected Constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the Executive branch, and the first officer in line to succeed the '''[[Governor of Nevada]]'''. The Lieutenant Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms.
  
The current officeholder is [[Brian Krolicki]].
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==Current officeholder==
  
==Powers and Duties==
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:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Current Lieutenant Governors|Current Lieutenant Governors]]''
The Lieutenant Governor serves as the President of the Senate when the Legislature is in session. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as acting governor when the Governor is out of state or otherwise unable to serve. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as the Chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and the Nevada Commission on Economic Development. <ref>http://ltgov.nv.gov/about.aspx</ref>
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The 33rd and current lieutenant governor is [[Brian Krolicki]], a [[Republican]] elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010.<ref name="bio">[http://briankrolicki.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=5 ''Brian Krolicki'' "About" Accessed November 1, 2012]</ref>
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==Authority==
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The [[Nevada Constitution|state Constitution]] addresses the office of the governor in [[Article 5, Nevada Constitution|Article V, the Executive Department]].
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Under Article V, Section 17:
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''A Lieutenant Governor shall be elected at the same time and places and in the same manner as the Governor and his term of Office, and his eligibility, shall also be the same....''
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==Qualifications==
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Candidates for lieutenant governor must be
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* at least 25 years old
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* a registered elector
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* a resident of Nevada for at least two years
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While in office, the lieutenant governor may not hold any federal level office.
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==Vacancies==
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Details of vacancy appointments are addressed under [[Article 5, Nevada Constitution#Section 17|Article 5, Section 17]].
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Anytime the Lieutenant Governor is absent, unable to serve, or vacates the offices, the President Pro Tem of the [[Nevada State Senate|Senate]] serves as Acting Lieutenant Goverenor until the vacancy is filled or the disability is removed.
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==Duties==
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The Lieutenant Governor serves as the President of the Senate when the Legislature is in session, but only casts a tie-breaking vote. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as acting governor when the Governor is out of state or otherwise unable to serve. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as the Chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and the Nevada Commission on Economic Development. <ref>http://ltgov.nv.gov/about.aspx</ref>
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She has such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign.
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==Divisions==
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==State budget==
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The budget for the Lieutenant Governor's office in Fiscal Year 2012-13 was $629,806.<ref> [http://leg.state.nv.us/Division/fiscal/FISBU210/BASN210_2011-13/010_ELECTED_OFFICIALS.pdf ''Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau,'' "FY 2012-2013 Appropriations Act," accessed April 17, 2013] </ref>
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==Compensation==
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: ''See also: [[Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries]] and [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2013===
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In 2013, the lieutenant governor was paid an estimated $63,648.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries, accessed January 30, 2014]</ref>
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===2012===
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In 2012, the lieutenant governor was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$60,000]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
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===2010===
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The lieutenant governor's pay is set by law and may not be increased or diminished effective during the current term.
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As of 2010, the lieutenant governor is paid [http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Nevada_state_government_salary $60,000] a year, the 38th highest lieutenant gubernatorial salary in America.
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==Elections==
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[[File:NV SEO org chart.JPG|200px|right|thumb|Nevada state government organizational chart]]
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:: ''See also: [[Governor#Gubernatorial election cycles by state|Gubernatorial election cycles by state]]''
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:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Election of lieutenant governors|Election of lieutenant governors]]''
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[[Nevada]] elects lieutenant governors in the midterm elections, that is, even years that are not Presidential election years. For Nevada, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 are all lieutenant gubernatorial election years. Legally, the lieutenant gubernatorial inauguration is always set for the first Monday in the January following an election. Thus, January 3, 2011 and January 5, 2015 are inaugural days.
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===Full History===
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|Office = Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
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|earliest year = 2002
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<big>'''2010'''</big>
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|date = November 2, 2010
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|pronoun = He
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|new = No
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|year = 2010
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|Office= Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = [[Brian Krolicki]]
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|Inc1 = Y
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|losers = [[Jessica Sferrazza]] and [[Ryan Fitzgibbons]]
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|votes1 = 360590
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|party2= Democratic
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|candidate2 = Jessica Sferrazza
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|votes2 = 294564
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|party3= Ind. American
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|candidate3 = Ryan Fitzgibbons
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|votes3 = 26306
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|ref = [http://www.nvsos.gov/soselectionpages/results/2010STatewideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx Nevada office of the Secretary of State]
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<big>'''2006'''</big>
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|date = November 7, 2006
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|pronoun = He
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|new = Yes
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|year = 2006
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|Office= Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Brian Krolicki
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|Inc1 = N
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|losers = Robert Unger and Thomas Jefferson
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|votes1 = 301258
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|party2= Democratic
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|candidate2 = Robert Unger
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|votes2 = 228521
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|party3= Independent American
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|candidate3 = Thomas Jefferson
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|votes3 = 25406
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|ref = [http://nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2006StateWideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx Nevada office of the Secretary of State]
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<big>'''2002'''</big>
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|date = November 5, 2002
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|pronoun = He
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|new = No
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|year = 2002
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|Office= Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Lorraine Hunt
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|Inc1 = Y
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|losers = Erin Kenny, William Oswald, and Merritt Yochum
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|votes1 = 260768
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|party2= Democratic
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|candidate2 = Erin Kenny
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|votes2 = 209300
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|party3= Libertarian
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|candidate3 = William Oswald
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|votes3 = 9171
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|party4= Independent American
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|candidate4 = Merritt Yochum
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|votes4 = 6609
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|ref = [http://www.nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2002General/ElectionSummary.aspx  Nevada office of the Secretary of State]
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==Historical officeholders==
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==Recent news==
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==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
 
Carson City Office - State Capitol Building<BR>
 
Carson City Office - State Capitol Building<BR>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Brian Krolicki|Nevada Lieutenant Governor Brian Krolicki]]
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*[[Nevada Governor]]
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*[[Nevada Secretary of State]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://ltgov.nv.gov/ ''Office of the Nevada Lieutenant Governor'']
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==Refernces==
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieutenant_Governor_of_Nevada ''Wikipedia'', Lieutenant Governor of Nevada]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieutenant_Governor_of_Nevada ''Wikipedia'', Lieutenant Governor of Nevada]
 
<small>Portions of this article were adapted from [http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia].</small>
 
<small>Portions of this article were adapted from [http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia].</small>
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Revision as of 16:08, 30 January 2014

Nevada Lieutenant Governor
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-13 FY Budget:  $629,806
Term limits:  2 terms
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 17
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

Brian J. Krolicki.JPG
Name:  Brian Krolicki
Officeholder Party:  Republican
Assumed office:  January 20, 2007
Compensation:  $60,000
Elections
Next election:  November 4, 2014
Last election:  November 2, 2010
Other Nevada Executive Offices
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The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Nevada is an elected Constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the Executive branch, and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Nevada. The Lieutenant Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms.

Current officeholder

See also: Current Lieutenant Governors

The 33rd and current lieutenant governor is Brian Krolicki, a Republican elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010.[1]

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the governor in Article V, the Executive Department.

Under Article V, Section 17:

A Lieutenant Governor shall be elected at the same time and places and in the same manner as the Governor and his term of Office, and his eligibility, shall also be the same....

Qualifications

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Candidates for lieutenant governor must be

  • at least 25 years old
  • a registered elector
  • a resident of Nevada for at least two years

While in office, the lieutenant governor may not hold any federal level office.

Vacancies

Details of vacancy appointments are addressed under Article 5, Section 17.

Anytime the Lieutenant Governor is absent, unable to serve, or vacates the offices, the President Pro Tem of the Senate serves as Acting Lieutenant Goverenor until the vacancy is filled or the disability is removed.

Duties

Nevada

The Lieutenant Governor serves as the President of the Senate when the Legislature is in session, but only casts a tie-breaking vote. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as acting governor when the Governor is out of state or otherwise unable to serve. The Lieutenant Governor also serves as the Chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and the Nevada Commission on Economic Development. [2]

She has such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign.

Divisions

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for information that describes the divisions (if any exist) of a state executive office. That information for the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

State budget

The budget for the Lieutenant Governor's office in Fiscal Year 2012-13 was $629,806.[3]

Compensation

See also: Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries and Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the lieutenant governor was paid an estimated $63,648.[4]

2012

In 2012, the lieutenant governor was paid an estimated $60,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

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

As of 2010, the lieutenant governor is paid $60,000 a year, the 38th highest lieutenant gubernatorial salary in America.

Elections

Nevada state government organizational chart
See also: Gubernatorial election cycles by state
See also: Election of lieutenant governors

Nevada elects lieutenant governors in the midterm elections, that is, even years that are not Presidential election years. For Nevada, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 are all lieutenant gubernatorial election years. Legally, the lieutenant gubernatorial inauguration is always set for the first Monday in the January following an election. Thus, January 3, 2011 and January 5, 2015 are inaugural days.

Full History


Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Contact information

Carson City Office - State Capitol Building
101 N. Carson Street, Suite 2
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone:775-684-7111
Fax:775-684 -7110

See also

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Portions of this article were adapted from Wikipedia.