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Governor of North Dakota

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Governor of North Dakota

Governor of North Dakota
Jack Dalrymple

since December 2010
Residence North Dakota Governor's Residence
Term length 4 years, no term limit
Inaugural holder John Miller
Formation November 20, 1889
Deputy Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley
Salary $116,999 (2013)[1]

The Governor of North Dakota is the head of the executive branch of North Dakota's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The current Governor is Republican Jack Dalrymple. In addition to his role leading the executive branch offices, the Governor has the right to sign or veto laws and to call the Legislative Assembly into emergency session. The Governor is also chairman of the North Dakota Industrial Commission. The official residence of the Governor is the North Dakota Governor's Residence in Bismarck. A Governor is elected by statewide popular vote to a four-year term with no limit to the number of terms a Governor may serve.

See also


  1. ^ "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2014. 

External links

  • Official website of the Governor of North Dakota
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