Asked in US Constitution, Texas, US Governors
Who is the current longest serving governor?
John Hoeven of North Dakota (serving since December 15, 2000) is the longest-serving current governor, having been sworn in six days before Rick Perry, the governor of Texas. Mike Easley, who took office in January of 2001 and will be retiring in January of 2009, is the third longest-serving. No other current governor held office prior to December of 2002. Easley served for 8 years and his predecessor, Jim Hunt served 16 years as North Carolina's governor from 1977-1985 and again from 1993-2001. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What party has held the office of the presidency the longest?
The Democratic party has held the office of the Presidency the longest concurrent time with the FDR and Truman administrations. Combined these administrations held the Presidency for 20 years. ...
Asked in US Presidents, Canadian Prime Ministers
The Canadian prime minister who held the office the longest?
William Lyon Mackenzie King was the Canadian Prime Minister that held office the longest. In second place was Sir John Macdonald. ...
Asked in Texas, Elections and Voting, US Governors
When are elections for the Governor of Texas?
In Texas, gubernatorial elections are held every four years, with no term limits. The most recent election was on Tuesday, November 2, 2010; the next election will be on November 4, 2014. The current Governor of Texas is Rick Perry, who has been in office since 2000. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Governors
How long is the Texas governors term?
All U. S. state governors serve four-year terms except the governors of New Hampshire and Vermont, who serve two-year terms. There is no term limit for Texas governors. Since December 2008, the current governor, Rick Perry, has held the record for the longest service of any Texas governor. ...
William Livingston was he the first governor of New Jersey?
He held that office from 1776 until 1790.
Asked in Politics and Government, School Subjects
What other office is also held by the lieutenant governor in many states?
president of the state senate
Office is also held by the lieutenant governor in many states?
In some states it is the Secretary of State.
What prime ministers held the office the longest how long in months?
The Right Honourable Wilfrid Laurier was a member for the longest period of time - 44 years and 11 months from January 22, 1874 to February 17, 1919 OR Held Office for 539 months :) ...
Are there term limits for California governor?
Two Terms Two terms for all post-1990 Governor's. Anyone who held the office before this time, even if they held if for two terms already, can still run and be elected to the office of Governor for another two-terms. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What is the head executive of the state government called?
In U.S. States, the office of chief executive is held by the Governor.
Asked in History of the United States
What was the Texas state population at the time James Pinckney Henderson was Governor of Texas?
James Pinckney Henderson was the first governor of Texas, and held tenure from 1846 to 1850. The population of Texas, a new state at the time, was 212,592, according to the official U.S. Census report of 1850. ...
Asked in US Presidents, Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan who challenged Gerald Ford before the 1976 election once held the office of?
Governor of California