politics

How many years does each Governor serve? Is it 5 years?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 72
asked by Tabby
  1. There are fifty governors. One governor for each state. Each state can choose by its state Constitution the length of the term of office of the governor. Most, if not all, of the states have a four year term of office for their governors.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by DrIG
  2. It may be different for each state. In California, for example, the governor serves a term of 4 years for a maximum of two terms.

    To look up your state, go to www.google.com and search for governor term ____. (Put the state you're interested in in the blank.)

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  3. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Look at the following:

    1.
    Answer:
    In 1992, voters approved term limits for Michigan's statewide elected officers and state legislators. Term limits limit the governor to two terms. But look at the next site: 2 terms of 4 years each.


    2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_of_Michigan

    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_of_Maryland

    4. http://www.nhpr.org/node/12361

    5. 4 years


    Governors are elected by popular ballot and serve terms of four years, with a maximum of two terms. Governors take office on the first Monday after the January 1 after their election.

    6. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9805EFD61238E533A25752C0A9679D94669FD7CF (don't miss the option of downloading the PDF article in order to read it in its entirety.)

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. Although the states determine the terms of their governors, I believe most or all of them serve for 4 years in each term. Some states limit their governors to 2 terms.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. SOCIAL STDIES HELP! 8th

    Which is not necessary in order for a bill to become a law? (1 point) The governor must sign the bill. A majority vote is needed in the House. A majority vote is needed in the Senate. The same version of the bill must be

    asked by XenaGonzalez on March 11, 2015
  2. Social studies

    2.Which of the following is a true statement? A. the qualifications for governor are less strict than those for a state senator. B. the qualifications for governor are the same as those for a state senator. C. the qualifications

    asked by Anastasia on January 21, 2016
  3. Social studies

    1.How long of a term does a justice Of the supreme Court serve? A. 4 years B. 6 years C. 10 years D. for life My answer D. for life

    asked by HELP me on November 17, 2016
  4. Government

    How many years can an Oklahoma senator serve? and how many consecutive terms can they serve?

    asked by Brittany on January 19, 2010
  5. Social Studies

    1. A two thirds majority vote of both houses will pass a bill over to the governor's veto. A. True B. False 2. If the house makes changes, the bill goes back to the original house for a veto. A. True B. False 3. Which action does

    asked by Tori on June 1, 2016
  6. math

    5 years from now a boy's age will be 2 time the square of what it was 5 years ago.how old is he now? a)15/2 years c)7 years b)3 years d) 8 years

    asked by rebika on August 21, 2017
  7. gov

    Why does the constitution require those who serve as president to be at least 35 years old; those serving as senate be 30 years old; and those serving in the house of representatives to be at least 25?

    asked by 565 on January 24, 2008
  8. Math

    2x represents that Clyde is twice (2 times) as old as Bonnie. 6 years from now, Clyde will be twice as old as his cousin Bonnie will be then. If Clyde is now 16 years old, how many years old is Bonnie? I got 10 because I did

    asked by Ms. Sue on August 9, 2007
  9. Economics/Math

    3. Assume you own a painting. If you sold it now, you could get £500 for it. However, the amount that people will be willing to pay in the future increases by £25 in odd years (including the first one) and by £26 in even years,

    asked by Susan on December 4, 2009
  10. Epidemiology

    Age (Years) Influenza / Pneumonia Deaths (Di) 2007-2011 Population (Pi) from 2007-2011 (2009 used as mid-year)

    asked by Mary on February 20, 2013

More Similar Questions