Nov 03, 2020
Nov 07, 2018 - Jul 27, 2020
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Missouri is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Missouri. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and has no specific term limit. The Missouri Lieutenant Governor is the first person in the order of succession of Missouri's executive branch, thus serving as governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, impeachment, absence from the state, or incapacity due to illness of the governor of Missouri. The lieutenant governor has the right to preside over the Senate but is subject to the procedural rules of the state Senate while doing so. As president of the Senate, the lieutenant governor can cast a vote in the case of a tie. The Constitution also gives the lieutenant governor the right to debate and vote on issues when the Senate sits as a committee of the whole. They have such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign. The salary for this position is $86,484/year.
Submit application to:
Missouri Secretary of State, 600 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO, 65101, US