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Part Two The Illinois Constitution and Commentary, Art.V The Executive

From: The Illinois State Constitution

Ann M. Lousin

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

Article V establishes the form of the executive branch and the powers and duties of its officers. The officers elected statewide are the governor, the lieutenant governor, the attorney general, the secretary of state, the comptroller, and the treasurer. The governor holds the “supreme executive power,” including various traditional powers specified in the article. The lieutenant governor is elected jointly with the governor and has only those powers assigned him by the governor or by statute. The attorney general is the legal officer of the state and has...
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