Governor of Virginia facts for kids
|Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia|
Seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia
|Residence||Executive Mansion (Virginia)|
|Term length||Four years, immediate re-election prohibited. Term limited to one, re-eligible after 4 years.|
|Inaugural holder||Patrick Henry|
|Formation||July 5, 1776|
The Governor of Virginia is the chief executive of the state of Virginia for a four-year term. Ralph Northam is the current governor since 2018. The governor lives in the Executive Mansion of Virginia.
The most recent election took place on November 7, 2017.
Living former Governors of Virginia
A. Linwood Holton, Jr.
served 1970–1974 born September 21, 1923 (age 96)
served 1990–1994 born January 17, 1931 (age 88)
served 1998–2002 born October 6, 1949 (age 70)
served 2002–2006 born December 15, 1954 (age 64)
served 2006–2010 born February 26, 1958 (age 61)
served 2014–2018 born February 9, 1957 (age 62)
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