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Governors Offices

The office of individual who has been elected as the chief executive official of a state in the United States and territories of the United States. Governors serve terms ranging from two to four years; are usually restricted to two terms in office; and possess veto powers, powers to call special sessions of the legislature, powers to grant pardons and reprieves, and many other appointive, administrative and financial powers.

Taxonomy Code: TF-660.800-30

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