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Governor (Excerpt from the Constitution of Virginia)


This excerpt from the constitution of Virginia outlines the role and responsibilities of the governor of Virgina, the election process, and even information about the governor's place of residence. The document also discusses the term limit for Virginia's governor.

What role does the governor play in Virginia government? What is the governor's role in passing legislation? How is the governor elected? Why are there term limits for governors?

Source: Constitution of Virginia, Article V Sec 1, 1971,  Virginia General Assembly (accessed October 6, 2009).