Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey

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Lieutenant Governor of
New Jersey
Tahesha Way

since September 8, 2023
Term lengthFour years, renewable once consecutively
Constituting instrumentNew Jersey Constitution of 1947 (as amended, effective January 17, 2006)
Inaugural holderKim Guadagno (2010)
FormationJanuary 19, 2010
Salary$141,000 (per year)[a]

The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is an elected constitutional officer in the executive branch of the state government of New Jersey in the United States.

The lieutenant governor is the second highest-ranking official in the state government and is elected on a ticket with the governor for a four-year term.

List[change | change source]

# Picture Lieutenant Governor Party In office Governor Position in Cabinet
1 "portrait of Kim Guadagno, first Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey" Kim Guadagno

(b. 1959)

Republican January 19, 2010

January 16, 2018
Chris Christie Secretary of State
2 Sheila Oliver
Democratic January 16, 2018

August 1, 2023
Phil Murphy Commissioner of Community Affairs
3 Tahesha Way

(b. 1969)

Democratic September 8, 2023

Secretary of State

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Lieutenant Governor Guadagno collects a salary of $141,000 per annum (cabinet-level/principal department head's statutory rate) based on her role as the New Jersey Secretary of State.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. WHYY (Philadelphia). "Lt. Gov. of NJ also named Sec. of State" Archived December 26, 2013, at the Wayback Machine (December 17, 2009). Retrieved August 30, 2013.