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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 01912-02-14 February 14, 1912 01917-01-01 January 1, 1917 Democratic 2
2 Campbell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward Campbell 01917-01-01 January 1, 1917 01917-12-25 December 25, 1917 Republican 12
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt 01917-12-25 December 25, 1917 01919-01-06 January 6, 1919 Democratic 12
2 Campbell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward Campbell 01919-01-06 January 6, 1919 01923-01-01 January 1, 1923 Republican 2
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt 01923-01-01 January 1, 1923 01929-01-07 January 7, 1929 Democratic 3
3 Phillips, John CalhounJohn Calhoun Phillips 01929-01-07 January 7, 1929 01931-01-05 January 5, 1931 Republican 1
1 Hunt, George W. P.George W. P. Hunt 01931-01-05 January 5, 1931 01933-01-02 January 2, 1933 Democratic 1
4 Moeur, Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker Moeur 01933-01-02 January 2, 1933 01937-01-04 January 4, 1937 Democratic 2
5 Stanford, Rawghlie ClementRawghlie Clement Stanford 01937-01-04 January 4, 1937 01939-01-02 January 2, 1939 Democratic 1
6 Jones, Robert TaylorRobert Taylor Jones 01939-01-02 January 2, 1939 01941-01-06 January 6, 1941 Democratic 1
7 Osborn, Sidney PrestonSidney Preston Osborn 01941-01-06 January 6, 1941 01948-05-25 May 25, 1948 Democratic 3+12
8 Garvey, Dan EdwardDan Edward Garvey 01948-05-25 May 25, 1948 01951-01-01 January 1, 1951 Democratic 1+12
9 Pyle, John HowardJohn Howard Pyle 01951-01-01 January 1, 1951 01955-01-03 January 3, 1955 Republican 2
10 McFarland, ErnestErnest McFarland 01955-01-03 January 3, 1955 01959-01-05 January 5, 1959 Democratic 2
11 Fannin, PaulPaul Fannin 01959-01-05 January 5, 1959 01965-01-04 January 4, 1965 Republican 3
12 Goddard, Jr., Samuel PearsonSamuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. 01965-01-04 January 4, 1965 01967-01-02 January 2, 1967 Democratic 1
13 Williams, Jack RichardJack Richard Williams 01967-01-02 January 2, 1967 01975-01-06 January 6, 1975 Republican 3
14 Castro, Raúl HéctorRaúl Héctor Castro 01975-01-06 January 6, 1975 01977-10-20 October 20, 1977 Democratic 13
15 Bolin, WesleyWesley Bolin 01977-10-20 October 20, 1977 01978-03-04 March 4, 1978 Democratic 13
16 Babbitt, BruceBruce Babbitt 01978-03-04 March 4, 1978 01987-01-05 January 5, 1987 Democratic 2+13
17 Mecham, EvanEvan Mecham 01987-01-05 January 5, 1987 01988-04-04 April 4, 1988 Republican 12
18 Mofford, RoseRose Mofford 01988-04-04 April 4, 1988 01991-03-06 March 6, 1991 Democratic 12
19 Symington, FifeFife Symington 01991-03-06 March 6, 1991 01997-09-05 September 5, 1997 Republican 1+12
20 Hull, Jane DeeJane Dee Hull 01997-09-05 September 5, 1997 02003-01-06 January 6, 2003 Republican 1+12
21 Napolitano, JanetJanet Napolitano 02003-01-06 January 6, 2003 02009-01-21 January 21, 2009 Democratic 1+12
22 Brewer, JanJan Brewer 02009-01-21 January 21, 2009 02015-01-05 January 5, 2015 Republican 1+12
23 Ducey, DougDoug Ducey 02015-01-05 January 5, 2015 Incumbent Republican 1

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