Governor of Minnesota facts for kids
|Governor of Minnesota|
|Residence||Minnesota Governor's Residence|
|Term length||Four years, no term limit|
|Inaugural holder||Henry H. Sibley|
|Formation||May 24, 1858|
|Deputy||Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota|
The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the state's executive branch. Forty people have been governor of Minnesota, though historically there were also three governors of Minnesota Territory. Alexander Ramsey, the first territorial governor, also served as state governor several years later. State governors are elected to office by popular vote, but territorial governors were appointed to the office by the United States president. The current governor of Minnesota is Tim Walz of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL).
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