Nov 06, 2018
Jan 01, 2018 - Apr 05, 2018
The Tennessee Lieutenant Governor is the Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate and first in line in the succession to the office of Governor of Tennessee in the event of the death, resignation or removal from office through impeachment and conviction. Unlike in most states, the Tennessee Lieutenant Governor is not elected by voters but instead elected by the Tennessee General Assembly. The main duty of the lieutenant governor is to assume the office of governor if necessary. Additionally, in the role of lieutenant governor, the speaker of the senate appoints all officers and members of senate committees, unless otherwise directed by the senate. The lieutenant governor can also remove members from committee posts and appoints members of various boards and commissions throughout the state government. The salary for this position is $60,609/year.
Submit application to:
Tennessee Secretary of State, 312 Rosa L Parks Ave #6, Nashville, TN, 37243, US