This article concerns the executive branch of government. This department is responsible for carrying the laws into effect and securing their observance. Article V consists of three parts: the first, labeled executive power, deals primarily with the governor; the second, with the secretary of state; and the third, with the state treasurer. There are many other officers in the executive branch. Sheriffs and attorneys general are discussed in Article IX. The rest are not mentioned in the constitution, but instead derive their authority by statute. Until relatively...
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