Governor of North Carolina

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Governor of North Carolina
Seal of the Governor of North Carolina.svg
Seal of the Governor
Gov. Roy Cooper.jpg
Incumbent
Roy Cooper

since January 1, 2017 (2017-01-01)
Style
Status
Member ofCouncil of State
ResidenceNorth Carolina Executive Mansion
SeatRaleigh, North Carolina
Term lengthFour years, renewable once
Inaugural holderRichard Caswell
FormationNovember 12, 1776
(242 years ago)
 (1776-11-12)
DeputyLieutenant Governor of North Carolina
SalaryUS$141,265 per year
(2013)[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

The Governor of North Carolina is the head of state and head of government of the U.S. state of North Carolina. The governor directs the executive branch of the government and is the commander-in-chief of the military forces of the state. The current governor, Roy Cooper took office on January 1, 2017, and had a public swearing-in ceremony on January 7, 2017. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. Press, Associated. "Gov.-elect Cooper to be sworn in just after midnight Jan. 1". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved 2016-12-30.