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Governor of Vermont
Coat of arms of Vermont.svg
Arms of the State of Vermont
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Phil Scott

since January 5, 2017
Government of Vermont
Residence None official
Seat State House
(Ceremonial office)
The Pavilion
(Working office)
Nominator Political parties
Appointer Popular vote
Term length 2 years, no term limits
Constituting instrument Constitution of Vermont
Precursor Governor of the Vermont Republic
Inaugural holder Thomas Chittenden
Deputy Lieutenant Governor of Vermont
Salary $142,542 (2013)

The governor of Vermont is the head of government of Vermont. The officeholder is elected in even-numbered years by direct voting for a term of 2 years. Vermont and bordering New Hampshire are the only states to hold gubernatorial elections every 2 years, instead of every 4 as in the other 48 U.S. states.

There is no limit on the number of terms a Vermont Governor can serve. If no candidate receives at least 50% plus one vote of all votes for Governor cast in the election, the Governor of Vermont is then elected by the state legislature. The incumbent Vermont Governor is Republican Phil Scott. He was sworn in on January 5, 2017, becoming Vermont's 82nd Governor.

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