Frequently Asked Questions



The individual must be a citizen of the United States, at least thirty-one years of age and a qualified elector of the state for ten years prior to election to office. State Constitution Article 6, Section 3.

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The Lieutenant Governor serves a four-year term of office. The Lieutenant Governor can serve consecutive terms. There is no limitation on the number of terms the Lieutenant Governor can serve.

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  • Be brief and clear. In your first sentence, state the issue and how you want your elected official to act. Give a short, well-prepared statement of your reasons. Longer letters are appreciated if you have some new information on a subject.
  • Use your own words. Do not use form letters or postcards.
  • Write about only one issue per letter.
  • Be constructive. Explain an alternative or better solution to the problem.
  • Write legibly or type.
  • When you sign your name, make sure your elected official can tell how you wish to be addressed if they should reply.

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