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Part Two The Florida Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Executive

From: The Florida State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Talbot D'Alemberte

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

State officials elected statewide now include the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, chief financial officer, and commissioner of agriculture. The Florida Constitution provides for a plural executive with four persons—a governor and three Cabinet members—who are elected in statewide elections. It also provides for a lieutenant governor who is assigned duties by the governor, or by statute, but is not a member of the Cabinet. The plural executive means the governor does not have all executive power, though recent amendments have added to his or her...
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