Governor of Oklahoma

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

The Governor of the State of Oklahoma is the head of state for the State of Oklahoma, United States.

Governor of Oklahoma
Standard of the Governor
Kevin Stitt

since January 14, 2019
ResidenceOklahoma Governor's Mansion
Term lengthFour years, renewable once (maximum lifetime)
Inaugural holderCharles N. Haskell
FormationNovember 16, 1907
Salary147,000 (2013)[1]
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

The office was created in 1907 when Oklahoma was officially admitted to the United States as the 46th state. Prior to statehood in 1907, the office was preceded by a Presidential appointed Governor of Oklahoma Territory with similar powers. The 28th and current Governor of Oklahoma is Kevin Stitt, a member of the Republican Party.[2]

References change

  1. "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. About Governor Kevin Stitt, Office of the Governor (accessed May 14, 2013)