May 15, 2018
Dec 01, 2017 - Mar 01, 2018
The Governor of the State of Nebraska is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch and the highest state office in Nebraska. The governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms with at least one term intervening before the same individual may seek the office again. The governor is the commander-in-chief of the state military forces in the state of Nebraska. The governor is the chief budget ofﬁcer and must present the state legislature with a complete budget for all expenditures used in running the state’s regular business. The governor is the chairperson of the Board of State Canvassers and the Board of Pardons. The governor is a member of the State Records Board, Nebraska Capitol Commission, Education Commission of the States, State Board of Health, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission, Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice and other groups as provided by law. Other duties and privileges of the office include: Giving information by message to the Legislature; Giving accounts of all money received and spent; Appointing certain ofﬁcers as required by the constitution and statutes and filling vacancies in state ofﬁces * Signing or vetoing bills passed by the Legislature; Calling elections to ﬁll vacancies for members of the U.S. Congress; Certifying notaries; Issuing requisitions for the return of accused persons to Nebraska and other states and countries; Enforcing criminal laws; Convening special sessions of the legislature; Using the "Great Seal of the State of Nebraska". The salary for this position is $105,000/year.
Submit application to:
Nebraska Secretary of State, P.O. Box 94608, Lincoln, NE, 68509, US