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Lieutenant Governor of the State of Michigan
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Incumbent
Garlin Gilchrist

since January 1, 2019
Appointer Popularly Elected With the Governor
Term length 4 Years
Inaugural holder Edward Mundy
Formation January 26, 1837
Website michigan.gov/ltgov
President of Senate of the State of Michigan
Incumbent
Garlin Gilchrist

since January 1, 2019
Appointer ex officio
Term length 4 Years
Inaugural holder Edward Mundy
Formation January 26, 1837
Website michigan.gov/ltgov

The lieutenant governor of Michigan is the second-ranking official in U.S. state of Michigan, behind the governor. The holder of this office is given the courtesy title of the Honorable for life. They are also the leader of the Michigan State Senate.

The current lieutenant governor is Garlin Gilchrist, a Democrat, who has held the office since January 1, 2019. They are elected alongside the candidate for Governor of Michigan in the general election.

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