Lieutenant Governor of Nevada
|Nevada Lieutenant Governor|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012-13 FY Budget:||$629,806|
|Term limits:||2 terms|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 17|
|Assumed office:||January 20, 2007|
|Next election:||November 4, 2014|
|Last election:||November 2, 2010|
|Other Nevada Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Controller • Superintendent of Public Instruction • Agriculture Director • Insurance Commissioner • Director of Conservation and Natural Resources • Labor Commissioner • Public Utilities Commission • Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|
- See also: Current Lieutenant Governors
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....
|2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 • 2011 • 2010|
|Current Lt. Governors|
|Lt. Governor Elections|
|2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 • 2011 • 2010|
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.
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.
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. 
She has such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign.
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The budget for the Lieutenant Governor's office in Fiscal Year 2012-13 was $629,806.
- See also: Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries and Compensation of state executive officers
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.
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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Carson City Office - State Capitol Building
101 N. Carson Street, Suite 2
Carson City, NV 89701
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