Nov 06, 2018
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018
The Governor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is an elected constitutional officer, the head of the executive branch and the highest state office in Rhode Island. The Governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms. The governor is responsible for maintaining that laws are executed according to state law and the state constitution. Additionally, the governor is the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces; has the responsibility to submit the state budget to General Assembly annually, and may call for special sessions with the Assembly. Other duties and privileges of the office include: Appointing, with the consent of the Senate, all offices not otherwise provided for; Adjourning the General Assembly when its members cannot agree to do so themselves; Signing and sealing all commissions made by the state of Rhode Island; Granting reprieves, after conviction, in all cases, except those of impeachment, until the end of the next session of the General Assembly; Granting pardons, after conviction, in all cases, except those of impeachment, until the end of the next session of the General Assembly; Vetoing bills, resolutions, and votes, subject to a two-thirds legislative override. The salary for this position is $129,210/year.
Submit application to:
Rhode Island Secretary of State, 82 Smith St #217, Providence, RI, 02903, US