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Governor of Arizona
Arizona-StateSeal.svg
Seal of Arizona
= Current Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Incumbent
Doug Ducey

since January 5, 2015
Style The Honorable
Residence No official residence
Term length Four years, can succeed self once; eligible again after 4-year respite
Inaugural holder George W. P. Hunt
Formation February 14, 1912
Deputy None
Salary $95,000 (2013)
Website www.azgovernor.gov

The Governor of Arizona is the head of the executive branch of Arizona's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

List of Governors

#   Governor Term start Term end Party Terms
1   Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt February 14, 1912 January 1, 1917 Democratic 2
2 Campbell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward Campbell January 1, 1917 December 25, 1917 Republican 12
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt December 25, 1917 January 6, 1919 Democratic 12
2 Campbell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward Campbell January 6, 1919 January 1, 1923 Republican 2
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt January 1, 1923 January 7, 1929 Democratic 3
3 Phillips, John CalhounJohn Calhoun Phillips January 7, 1929 January 5, 1931 Republican 1
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt January 5, 1931 January 2, 1933 Democratic 1
4 Moeur, Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker Moeur January 2, 1933 January 4, 1937 Democratic 2
5 Stanford, Rawghlie ClementRawghlie Clement Stanford January 4, 1937 January 2, 1939 Democratic 1
6 Jones, Robert TaylorRobert Taylor Jones January 2, 1939 January 6, 1941 Democratic 1
7 Osborn, Sidney PrestonSidney Preston Osborn January 6, 1941 May 25, 1948 Democratic 3+12
8 Garvey, Dan EdwardDan Edward Garvey May 25, 1948 January 1, 1951 Democratic 1+12
9 Pyle, John HowardJohn Howard Pyle January 1, 1951 January 3, 1955 Republican 2
10 McFarland, ErnestErnest McFarland January 3, 1955 January 5, 1959 Democratic 2
11 Fannin, PaulPaul Fannin January 5, 1959 January 4, 1965 Republican 3
12 Goddard, Jr., Samuel PearsonSamuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. January 4, 1965 January 2, 1967 Democratic 1
13 Williams, Jack RichardJack Richard Williams January 2, 1967 January 6, 1975 Republican 3
14 Castro, Raúl HéctorRaúl Héctor Castro January 6, 1975 October 20, 1977 Democratic 13
15 Bolin, WesleyWesley Bolin October 20, 1977 March 4, 1978 Democratic 13
16 Babbitt, BruceBruce Babbitt March 4, 1978 January 5, 1987 Democratic 2+13
17 Mecham, EvanEvan Mecham January 5, 1987 April 4, 1988 Republican 12
18 Mofford, RoseRose Mofford April 4, 1988 March 6, 1991 Democratic 12
19 Symington, FifeFife Symington March 6, 1991 September 5, 1997 Republican 1+12
20 Hull, Jane DeeJane Dee Hull September 5, 1997 January 6, 2003 Republican 1+12
21 Napolitano, JanetJanet Napolitano January 6, 2003 January 21, 2009 Democratic 1+12
22 Brewer, JanJan Brewer January 21, 2009 January 5, 2015 Republican 1+12
23 Ducey, DougDoug Ducey January 5, 2015 Incumbent Republican 1
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