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Part Two The Michigan Constitution and Commentary, Art.V Executive Branch

From: The Michigan State Constitution

Susan P. Fino

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

The executive power is vested in the governor. Michigan has always placed the executive power of the state in the office of the governor. The executive power may be described as the power to carry out legislative policies enacted into law (Wyandotte Savings Bank v. Eveland, 1956). The current version of section 1 represents a slight change in wording over the Constitution of 1908. The 1963 Constitution eliminated the modifier “chief” from “executive power.” All executive and administrative offices, agencies and instrumentalities of the executive branch of state...
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