Governor of Virginia

head of state and of government of the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia

The Governor of Virginia is the chief executive of the state of Virginia for a four-year term. Ralph Northam is the current governor since 2018. The governor lives in the Executive Mansion of Virginia.

Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
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Ralph Northam

since January 13, 2018
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceExecutive Mansion (Virginia)
Term lengthFour years, immediate re-election prohibited. Term limited to one, re-eligible after 4 years.
Inaugural holderPatrick Henry
FormationJuly 5, 1776

The most recent election took place on November 7, 2017.

Living former Governors of VirginiaEdit

As of October 2019, there are nine former Governors of Virginia currently living, the oldest being A. Linwood Holton, Jr..

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