The governors of the following states and territories are limited to two consecutive terms, but are eligible to run again after four years out of office: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio,
The California State Assembly has 80 Members elected to two-year terms. Under the provisions of term limits, each Member elected on or after the passage of Proposition 28, in 2012, may serve a lifetime maximum of 12 years in the State Legislature.
The officeholder is elected for a four-year term and limited to serving no more than two terms. Under the Constitution of California, all judicial, school, county and city offices, including those of chartered cities, are nonpartisan.
Elected by popular vote for a term of four years, the Governor takes office on the third Wednesday of January following election. No person may serve as Governor for more than two consecutive terms.
In absence of a statute or constitutional provision that serves as a source of authority authorizing the Governor to act, the Governor cannot create obligations, responsibilities, conditions or processes having the force and effect of law by the issuance of an executive order.
Roosevelt was the first and only President to serve more than two terms. The amendment was passed by Congress in 1947, and was ratified by the states on 27 February 1951. The Twenty-Second Amendment says a person can only be elected to be president two times for a total of eight years.
California’s elected executive officers are: Gavin Newsom (D) Governor. Eleni Kounalakis (D) Lieutenant Governor. Alex Padilla (D) Secretary of State. Xavier Becerra (D) Attorney General. Fiona Ma (D) State Treasurer. Betty Yee (D) State Controller. Tony Thurmond (D) State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Ricardo Lara (D)
Current members California 1: Doug LaMalfa (R), since 2013. California 2: Jared Huffman (D), since 2013. California 3: John Garamendi (D), since 2009. California 4: Tom McClintock (R), since 2009. California 5: Mike Thompson (D), since 1999. California 6: Doris Matsui (D), since 2005. California 7: Ami Bera (D), since 2013.
|California State Legislature|
|Members:||40 (Senate), 80 ( Assembly )|
|Length of term:||4 years (Senate), 2 years ( Assembly )|
|Authority:||Art IV, California Constitution|
|Salary:||$104,115/year + per diem|
H.J. Res. 2, if approved by two-thirds of the members of both the House and Senate, and if ratified by three-fourths of the States, will limit United States Senators to two full, consecutive terms (12 years) and Members of the House of Representatives to six full, consecutive terms (12 years).
Eric Garcetti Since 2013
List of mayors of Detroit
|Mayor of the City of Detroit|
|Term length||Four years|
|Constituting instrument||Detroit City Charter|
Because of the extent of these constitutional powers, the governor of Maryland has been ranked as being among the most powerful governors in the United States. The current governor is Larry Hogan, a Republican who took office on January 21, 2015.
In most cases, the lieutenant governor is the highest officer of state after the governor, standing in for that officer when they are absent from the state or temporarily incapacitated. In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor.
In many ways, the Lt. Governor serves in a role similar to that of the nation’s Vice President in that he assists the Governor in carrying out his constitutional duties. Serves as the President of the State Senate, with ability to cast tie-breaking votes. Serves as a member of the Governor’s Council of State.