Governor of Minnesota

head of state and of government of the U.S. state of Minnesota

The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the state's executive branch. Thirty-nine different people have been governor of the state. State governors are elected to office by popular vote. The current governor of Minnesota is Democratic Tim Walz.

Governor of Minnesota
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Incumbent
Tim Walz

since January 7, 2019
StyleThe Honorable
ResidenceMinnesota Governor's Residence
Term lengthFour years, no term limit
Inaugural holderHenry H. Sibley
FormationMay 24, 1858
DeputyLieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Salary$127,629
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

CabinetEdit

The governor has a cabinet consisting of the leaders of various state departments. The governor appoints these department heads, who are usually called commissioners. Cabinet-level departments include:

ResidenceEdit

The Minnesota Governor's Residence is located in Saint Paul, at 1006 Summit Avenue.

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