Nov 08, 2016
Jan 14, 2016 - May 31, 2016
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Montana is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the governor of Montana. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two terms in any 16-year span. Montana's lieutenant governor acts as governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, impeachment, absence from the state or incapacity due to illness of the governor. The lieutenant governor performs the duties provided by law and those delegated to him/her by the governor. However, the lieutenant governor cannot be delegated any duties specifically granted to the governor, as per the state constitution. The lieutenant governor welcomes international visitors when the governor is unable to do so, serves on a number of state committees, and assists on a number of administration policy initiatives. Additionally, the lieutenant governor provides advice and counsel to the governor. The office has such other responsibilities and duties as the Governor shall assign. The salary for this position is $86,362/year.
Submit application to:
Montana Secretary of State, Montana Secretary of Stateâs Office, Helena, MT, 59620, US