Nov 07, 2017
Mar 13, 2017 - Jun 13, 2017
The Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Virginia. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and, unlike the governor, may run for re-election. The lieutenant governor serves as the president of the Virginia State Senate and is first in the line of succession to the governor; in the event the governor dies, resigns or otherwise leaves office, the lieutenant governor becomes governor. He serves as the President of the Senate but only has a vote in cases of a tie. The Code of Virginia provides that the lieutenant governor is automatically a member of these state boards, commissions and councils: The Board of Trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; The Board of Trustees of the Center for Rural Virginia; The Board of Directors of the Virginia; Economic Development Partnership; The Board of Directors of the Virginia Tourism Authority; The Virginia Military Advisory Council; The Commonwealth Preparedness Council; The Council on Virginia’s Future. The salary for the position is $36,321/year.
Submit application to:
Virginia State Board of Elections, 1100 Bank St, Richmond, VA, 23219, US