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|Assumed office =  January 10, 2011
 
|Assumed office =  January 10, 2011
 
|Compensation = 114,713
 
|Compensation = 114,713
|Next election =[[Oklahoma lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Next election =November 6, 2018
|Last election=[[Oklahoma lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election=[[Oklahoma Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Other offices = [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Oklahoma Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Oklahoma Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Oklahoma Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Oklahoma Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Director of Wildlife Conservation|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Corporation Commission|Public Service Commission]]
 
|Other offices = [[Governor of Oklahoma|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Oklahoma Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Oklahoma Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Oklahoma Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Oklahoma Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Director of Wildlife Conservation|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Oklahoma Corporation Commission|Public Service Commission]]
 
}}{{tnr}}The '''Lieutenant Governor of the State of Oklahoma''' is an elected Constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the Executive branch, and the first officer in line to succeed the '''[[Governor of Oklahoma]]'''.  The Lieutenant Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms.
 
}}{{tnr}}The '''Lieutenant Governor of the State of Oklahoma''' is an elected Constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the Executive branch, and the first officer in line to succeed the '''[[Governor of Oklahoma]]'''.  The Lieutenant Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms.
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:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Current Lieutenant Governors|Current Lieutenant Governors]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Current Lieutenant Governors|Current Lieutenant Governors]]''
  
The 16th and current lieutenant governor is [[Todd Lamb]], a [[Republican]] elected in 2010.
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The 16th and current lieutenant governor is [[Todd Lamb]], a [[Republican]] elected in 2010.<ref> [http://www.ok.gov/ltgovernor/Office_of_Lieutenant_Governor/About_Todd_Lamb/index.html ''Office of the Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor,'' "About Todd Lamb," accessed July 16, 2013] </ref>
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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Under Article VI, Section 1A:
 
Under Article VI, Section 1A:
  
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==Qualifications==
 
==Qualifications==
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A candidate for the lieutenant governorship must be:
 
A candidate for the lieutenant governorship must be:
  
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* a resident of Oklahoma for at least 10 years
 
* a resident of Oklahoma for at least 10 years
  
==Elections==
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==Vacancies==
  
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Details of vacancies are addressed under [[Article VI, Oklahoma Constitution#Section 15|Article VI, Section 15]].
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At any time when the office of the Lieutenant Governor becomes vacant, the President Pro Tem of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]] succeeds.
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==Duties==
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The lieutenant governor is the first in line to become the new [[Governor of Oklahoma]] upon the death, resignation, or removal of the governor. The lieutenant governor also serves as the president of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], and may cast the tie breaking votes in that chamber.
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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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==Elections==
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[[File:OK state org chart.JPG|200px|right|thumb|Oklahoma state government organizational chart]]
 
:: ''See also: [[Governor#Gubernatorial election cycles by state|Gubernatorial election cycles by state]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Governor#Gubernatorial election cycles by state|Gubernatorial election cycles by state]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Election of lieutenant governors|Election of lieutenant governors]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Lieutenant Governor#Election of lieutenant governors|Election of lieutenant governors]]''
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Oklahoma voters cast a separate ballot for governor and lieutenant governor. Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor in Oklahoma must conduct separate campaigns.
 
Oklahoma voters cast a separate ballot for governor and lieutenant governor. Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor in Oklahoma must conduct separate campaigns.
  
==Vacancies==
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===Full History===
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====2014====
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::''See also: [[Oklahoma Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
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[[Republican]] incumbent [[Todd Lamb]] won re-election on November 4, 2014.
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Details of vacancies are addressed under [[Article VI, Oklahoma Constitution#Section 15|Article VI, Section 15]].
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At any time when the office of the Lieutenant Governor becomes vacant, the President Pro Tem of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]] succeeds.
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<big>'''2010'''</big>
  
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The lieutenant governor is the first in line to become the new [[Governor of Oklahoma]] upon the death, resignation, or removal of the governor. The lieutenant governor also serves as the president of the [[Oklahoma State Senate]], and may cast the tie breaking votes in that chamber.
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|Office=  Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor
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|party1=  Republican
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|winner1 = [[Todd Lamb]]
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|losers = [[Kenneth Corn]] (D) and [[ Richard Prawdzienski]] (I)
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|votes1 =  659242
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|party2= Democratic
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|candidate2 = [[Kenneth Corn]]
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|votes2 = 334711
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|party3= Independent
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|candidate3 = [[ Richard Prawdzienski]]
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|ref = [http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/10gen.html Oklahoma State Board of Elections]
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She has such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign.
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<big>'''2006'''</big>
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|Office=  Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor
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|party1=  Democratic
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|winner1 = [[Jari Askins]]
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|losers = Todd Hiett (R) and E.Z. Million (I)
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|votes1 =  463753
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|Office=  Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor
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|party1=  Republican
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|winner1 = [[Mary Fallin]]
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|losers = Laura Boyd (D), Billy Maguire (I) and Elmer Zen (E.Z.) Million (I)
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|votes1 =  584990
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|party2= Democratic
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|candidate2 =  Laura Boyd
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|candidate3 =  Billy Maguire
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==State budget==
 
==State budget==
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==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
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: ''See also: [[Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries]]''
 
: ''See also: [[Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries]]''
  
 
The lieutenant governor's pay is set by law and may not be increased or diminished effective during the current term.
 
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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===2014===
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In 2014, the Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma received a salary of $114,713, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11%202014.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 4, 2014]</ref>
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===2013===
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In 2013, the Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$114,713]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," January 28, 2014]</ref>
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===2010===
 
As of 2010, the lieutenant governor is paid [http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Oklahoma_state_government_salary $114,713] a year, the 13th highest lieutenant gubernatorial salary in America.
 
As of 2010, the lieutenant governor is paid [http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Oklahoma_state_government_salary $114,713] a year, the 13th highest lieutenant gubernatorial salary in America.
  
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==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
  
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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{{Oklahoma elected executives}}
*[[Todd Lamb|Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb]]
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*[[Governor of Oklahoma]]
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*[http://www.ok.gov/ltgovernor/ Office of the Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor]
 
*[http://www.ok.gov/ltgovernor/ Office of the Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor]
 
*[http://www.ok.gov/ltgovernor/Office_of_Lieutenant_Governor/index.html About the office of the Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor]
 
*[http://www.ok.gov/ltgovernor/Office_of_Lieutenant_Governor/index.html About the office of the Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor]

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Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $497,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Oklahoma Constitution, Article IV, Section 1A
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

Todd Lamb.jpg
Name:  Todd Lamb
Officeholder Party:  Republican
Assumed office:  January 10, 2011
Compensation:  $114,713
Elections
Next election:  November 6, 2018
Last election:  November 4, 2014
Other Oklahoma Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commission
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Oklahoma is an elected Constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the Executive branch, and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Oklahoma. 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 16th and current lieutenant governor is Todd Lamb, a Republican elected in 2010.[1]

Authority

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

Under Article VI, Section 1A:

The Executive authority of the state shall be vested in a Governor, Lieutenant Governor...

Qualifications

A candidate for the lieutenant governorship must be:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • at least 31 years old
  • a resident of Oklahoma for at least 10 years

Vacancies

Details of vacancies are addressed under Article VI, Section 15.

At any time when the office of the Lieutenant Governor becomes vacant, the President Pro Tem of the Oklahoma State Senate succeeds.

Duties

Oklahoma

The lieutenant governor is the first in line to become the new Governor of Oklahoma upon the death, resignation, or removal of the governor. The lieutenant governor also serves as the president of the Oklahoma State Senate, and may cast the tie breaking votes in that chamber.

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 Oklahoma 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.

Elections

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

Oklahoma elects lieutenant governors in the midterm elections, that is, even years that are not Presidential election years. For Oklahoma, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 are all lieutenant lieutenant gubernatorial election years. Legally, the gubernatorial inauguration is always set for the second Monday in the January following an election. Thus, January 10, 2011 and January 12, 2015 are inaugural days.

Oklahoma voters cast a separate ballot for governor and lieutenant governor. Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor in Oklahoma must conduct separate campaigns.

Full History

2014

See also: Oklahoma Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Republican incumbent Todd Lamb won re-election on November 4, 2014.

Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTodd Lamb Incumbent 68.5% 562,088
     Democratic Cathy Cummings 31.5% 258,564
Total Votes 820,652
Election Results via Oklahoma State Election Board.

State budget

The budget for the Lieutenant Governor's office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $497,000.[2]

Compensation

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See also: Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries

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

2014

In 2014, the Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma received a salary of $114,713, according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

2013

In 2013, the Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma was paid an estimated $114,713. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[4]

2010

As of 2010, the lieutenant governor is paid $114,713 a year, the 13th highest lieutenant gubernatorial salary in America.

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 Oklahoma 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

Capitol building
2300 North Lincoln Blvd. Suite 211
Oklahoma City, 73105
Phone:405-521-2161
Fax:405-522-8694

See also

External links

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References

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