Nov 06, 2018
Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018
The Governor of the State of Nevada is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch and the highest state office in Nevada. The governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms. The governor is commander-in-chief of the state military forces. The governor appoints department heads and members of boards and commissions. The governor has the power to veto bills from the Nevada State Legislature. The legislature can override a veto by a two-thirds majority vote in both the Assembly and the Senate. Law-enforcement powers include the ability to grant pardons, commute sentences and remiss fines and forfeitures, as well as serving as the commander-in-chief of the military forces in the state, except when they are called into service of the United States. Only the governor may call a special session of the legislature, wherein the legislature cannot introduce, consider or pass any bills except those related to the business for which the legislature has been specially convened and those necessary to provide for the expenses of the session. The governor also has power to adjourn the legislature in case of a disagreement between the two Houses with respect to the time of adjournment. The salary for this position is $149,573/year.
Submit application to:
Nevada Secretary of State, 101 North Carson St, Carson City, NV, 89701, US