Questions tagged [governor]

Questions related to the office of Governor, a politician who is the leader of a non-sovereign level of government. Combine with relevant locality tag(s).

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How Will the California Recall Work Exactly?

If the current Governor doesn't get more than 50% of the vote, does that mean the next highest voted candidate wins? If the recall does get voted through, how long will the new Governor serve for?
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What happens if Gavin Newsom resigns or dies before the recall vote?

The U.S. state of California is holding a recall election to determine if Governor Gavin Newsom should be removed from office and who should replace him if removed. It is unclear to me what happens ...
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California Governor - Recall Election - Can you vote "no" and still pick a successor?

The explanation I have found so far for the upcoming recall election in CA is that there are two questions: Should Newsom be recalled? If so, who should replace him? (with Newsom himself NOT being ...
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How do I get onto a state gubernatorial ballot? [closed]

Say I'm an independent fed up with the establishment. I have degrees in philosophy and political science, and I'd like to start my political career as Governor of a US state. I'd rather it be ...