Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
The Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts is the first in the line to discharge the powers and duties of the office of governor following the incapacitation of the Governor of Massachusetts.
|Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts|
since January 5, 2023
|Style||His Honor/ Her Honor|
|Member of||Governor's Council|
|Term length||Four years, no limit|
|Precursor||Deputy Governor of Massachusetts Bay in New England|
|Inaugural holder||Thomas Cushing|
|Formation||October 25, 1780|
John Hancock helped create the position.
- ↑ Hall, Van Beck (1972). Politics Without Parties: Massachusetts 1780–1791. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. pp. 136–138. ISBN 978-0-8229-3234-5. OCLC 315459.