lieutenant governor


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lieutenant governor

n. Abbr. Lt. Gov.
1. An elected official ranking just below the governor of a state in the United States.
2. The nonelective chief of government of a Canadian province.

lieutenant governorship n.

lieutenant governor

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a deputy governor
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him or her if he or she dies
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) : lieutenant-governor (in Canada) the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown

lieuten′ant gov′ernor


n.
1. an official next in rank to the governor of a state.
2. (caps.) the chief executive of a Canadian province, appointed by the Governor General.
[1585–95]
lieuten′ant gov′ernorship, n.
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Noun1.lieutenant governor - an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States
elected official - official who won the office in a free election
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These concerns growing out of the temporary senate president's continuing role in the senate while also acting as lieutenant governor confirm that the better reading of article IV, section 6 is the one adopted by the Court of Appeals majority, that the temporary senate president does not fill the vacancy but provides "only stopgap coverage of the function of the Lieutenant Governor." (99) As Chief Judge Lippman's opinion explained: Properly understood, then, the two provisions--article IV, [section] 6 and Public Officers Law [section] 43--are complementary rather than duplicative and, accordingly, article IV, [section] 6 should not be construed, as it was by the Appellate Division, as a limitation upon gubernatorial appointment pursuant to Public Officers Law [section] 43.
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